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Kim Anderson

Bachelor of Civil Law (Distinction) - University of Oxford
Bachelor of Laws (University Medal & Hons 1) - University of Adelaide
Bachelor of Engineering (University Medal & Hons 1) - University of Adelaide


Admitted to the Bar 2014


Kim accepts briefs in all areas of law. He has a broad practice in commercial, revenue and public law with particular experience in regulatory and consumer protection matters, contractual disputes, statutory construction and proceeds of crime. Kim has considerable experience in complex commercial litigation involving expert evidence across multiple disciplines, drawing upon his qualitative engineering background.

Kim regularly appears both led and unled in a variety of courts in multiple Australian jurisdictions and has conducted examinations unled before the AAT. Kim also has experience in alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration.

Kim was admitted to the legal profession in 2008, having graduated from the University of Adelaide with degrees in Law and Engineering, both with 1st class honours and the University Medal. Kim Subsequently obtained a BCL (with distinction) from the University of Oxford.

Before being called to the Bar in 2014, Kim practiced as a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution group of Herbert Smith Freehills. In this capacity, Kim was involved in a range of taxation disputes, general commercial litigation and class action litigation with a focus on the banking, funds management and resources sectors. He obtained considerable experience in pre-litigation processes in the regulatory field such as risk reviews and audits. Kim has also served as Associate to the Honourable Justice Vanstone in the Supreme Court of South Australia.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law See all +Close -
    • Administrative Law
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Appellate
    • Arbitration
    • Banking and Financial Services
    • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
    • Class Actions
    • Communications
    • Competition and Consumer
    • Conflict of Laws
    • Contracts
    • Corporations and Securities
    • Insurance and Reinsurance
    • Intellectual Property
    • Mining resources and energy
    • Real property
    • Restraint of trade
    • Shareholder class actions
    • Superannuation
    • Trade Practices
  • Common Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Professional liability
  • Criminal See all +Close -
    • Proceeds of crime
  • Equity See all +Close -
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Appellate
    • Property
    • Trusts
  • Inquests and Inquiries See all +Close -
    • Commissions of Inquiry
  • Public and Administrative Law See all +Close -
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Appellate
    • Constitutional Law
    • Disciplinary Proceedings
    • Judicial review and administrative law
    • Merits review
    • Native title
    • Proceeds of crime
    • Public law
  • Taxation and Revenue See all +Close -
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Appellate
    • Capital gains tax
    • Goods and services tax
    • Income tax
    • International tax
    • Land tax
    • Payroll tax
    • Stamp duty and other state taxes


Banks & Financial Services, Funds, Government, Transport and Infrastructure, Primary Resources,

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