Kellie Dyon

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Kellie maintains a busy commercial practice in large-scale, complex disputes. Her experience and expertise encompasses general commercial matters, equity, class actions, financial services, insurance, corporations, tax and insolvency. She has worked across a range of sectors, including professional services, automotive, pharmaceutical, consumer products, banking and financial services and telecommunications. Her current and recent matters in which she has been briefed with leading silks include:

  • appearing in a 4 week trial in the Supreme Court of NSW for a former director of Nuix Ltd brought by ASIC (led by D Roche SC);
  • acting for BCC Trade Credit in the Federal Court of Australia in an insurance dispute involving multiple sets of proceedings arising from the billion dollar collapse of the Greensill group (led by P Braham SC, J Hutton SC and Ors);
  • acting for SMBC Leasing and Finance in proceedings related to a multimillion dollar fraud (led by M Izzo SC); and
  • Acting for Attvest Finance Pty Ltd and related entities in relation to a post management-buyout shareholder dispute in two proceedings in the Federal Court (led by J Hutton SC).

Unled appearance work is also a mainstay of Kellie’s practice, and she is regularly briefed in to appear in superior courts in commercial disputes and in substantive contested interlocutory applications.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Kellie was a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, and she has over a decade of experience in overseeing complex, high profile and high value litigation before courts and arbitral tribunals.

Kellie holds a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Melbourne. She is qualified in both Australia and in England & Wales and has language skills in French, Italian and Mandarin Chinese.