Karen joined Keystone as General Counsel in 2018. Karen has a composite role in the firm. As General Counsel, she advises Keystone and its membership on matters of risk. As a knowledge development lawyer, she oversees the firm’s training and knowhow function. As a practising lawyer and specialist in dispute resolution, Karen works with colleagues and their clients to advise on highly technical legal matters.
Karen is dual-qualified, having qualified as an attorney in South Africa in 1999 prior to qualifying as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2000.
- Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
- Dispute resolution
- Legal professional privilege
- New proposed disclosure pilot scheme
‘Court unlikely to depart from default position of full disclosure (PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov and others)’ – Co-author
‘Last roll of the dice for PAG’s mis-selling test case against RBS’ – Co-author
‘PAG appeal landmark mis-selling case and RBS ordered to disclose its policy on the hidden cost of Swaps’ – Co-author
‘What is the legal professional privilege under English law and why is it important?’ – Co-author
‘Litigation funders liable for indemnity costs in Excalibur’ – Co-author
Karen qualified as a solicitor in 1999 in South Africa, and in 2000 in England and Wales. Prior to joining Keystone Law in 2018, she worked at the following firms:
- Plexus Law
- Kingsley Napley