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.