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Kieran Best B.A. (Hons), J.D., Grad Dip LP

Associate

Kieran is an Associate in our Litigation + Dispute Resolution team.

Experience

Background

Kieran’s areas of experience and expertise include:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Claims under the Australian Consumer Law
  • Personal and corporate insolvency including acting for and against liquidators, trustees, and administrators
  • Franchise disputes
  • Building and construction disputes
  • Actions relating to real property including mortgage enforcement proceedings, sale and leasing disputes including actions under the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic), applications for possession, co-ownership disputes, and caveat removal.

Kieran practises predominately in the area of commercial litigation. He has acted for clients in all Victorian courts and tribunals and key federal jurisdictions.

Kieran prides himself on his ability to provide strategic advice to clients at all stages of a dispute by combining his technical legal skills, his ability to master the details of a dispute, and an appreciation for the pragmatic and commercial needs of his clients.

In addition to his practice in commercial litigation, he has also developed expertise in assisting registered training organisations (RTOs) in regulatory and compliance proceedings before the AAT. Working with MDW’s RTO and Education team, he has achieved excellent results for clients facing adverse regulatory decisions.

Qualifications

Juris Doctor

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)