Kirsten is a Senior Associate in the Health Team, with over 10 years’ experience acting in litigation for defendants in the Local, District, Supreme and Federal Courts. She has extensive experience in the defence of health and medical negligence claims across a range of medical specialties.
Prior to joining Hicksons she worked in the insurance sector, managing complex health liability claims and advising on clinical risk issues on behalf of public health agencies.
Kirsten has also worked as a registered nurse in some of Sydney’s major public hospitals as well as in the community. She has developed a deep understanding of the challenges facing both practitioners in busy clinical environments and patients within the NSW Health system.
Kirsten holds a Masters of Health Law, Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Advanced Nursing). She was admitted to practice in 1994.