Johnston Withers

Kirsty Bennett.

Practice leader: Commercial

Kirsty has over 30 years’ experience acting on behalf of businesses of all shapes and sizes, making her the perfect person to head up our commercial and property law team.

Working on Kaurna lands (Adelaide)

“I’m particularly passionate about acting on behalf of Aboriginal organisations in the commercial field. Native titles are now being commercialised, which means Aboriginal organisations need clear, practical advice on how to develop economically. A recent career highlight is acting in a large discrimination case for a group of Aboriginal people to obtain a successful mediated outcome.”

Kirsty's qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Master of Laws

Kirsty's memberships

Kirsty's experience

Kirsty Bennett started her practising life in Western Australia in the 90s. She rose quickly through the ranks and was appointed a partner of Mony de Kerloy commercial lawyers in 1997. There, she managed a team of lawyers and represented a range of business clients across a broad industry base, assisting with commercial transactions, commercial dispute resolution and property law matters. She also found time to complete a Master of Laws, with a focus on commercial law issues.

Kirsty's expertise

Kirsty joined Johnston Withers Lawyers’ growing commercial and property law team in 2016. She specialises in litigation and dispute resolution, international law, agricultural law and Aboriginal legal advice. Highly experienced, practical and approachable, Kirsty is committed to achieving sensible, commercial and timely outcomes for her clients.

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