Katherine Kordanovski

Katherine is an Associate at Douros Jackson, having commenced with the firm in 2002.


Katherine leads the litigation department in our Melbourne office.  She has extensive commercial litigation experience including the enforcement of consumer and commercial agreements, debt recovery dispute resolution and insolvency. As an experienced litigator, she acts for clients in a wide range of disputes in all Victorian Courts, Federal Courts and tribunals including the Fair Work Commission and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.  Katherine also has experience in the jurisdictions of New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia.  She has a detailed understanding of the Court system and acts for banks, lenders, small businesses, individuals, companies and bankruptcy trustees and liquidators in a broad range of matters including:


  • General commercial and consumers disputes: small and large scale litigation, commercial contractual disputes, contract law, equity and trusts, property disputes, injunctions, freezing orders, small business and partnership disputes
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy: acting on behalf of bankruptcy trustees and liquidators, conducting litigation on behalf of bankruptcy trustees and liquidators, unfair preference claims, statutory demands, winding up applications, insolvent trading, bankruptcy proceedings and family court proceedings relating to bankruptcy trustees
  • Corporations law: Disputes arising under the Corporations Act


Incidental to her many years of practice, Katherine also practices in:


  • Commercial law including general contractual matters, joint ventures and transactions
  • Retail and commercial leases and disputes
  • Corporations law including director and shareholder disputes
  • Defending Fair Work claims
  • Motor Car Traders Guarantee Fund claims
  • Property and building disputes including interlocutory relief such as removal of caveats and enforcing warrants of possession
  • State revenue and stamp duty issues
  • Wills and Powers of Attorney


Katherine has strong analytical skills necessary for her practice areas, however provides advice that is both practical and commercial.
Professional Memberships: member of Law Institute of Victoria.
Katherine Kordanovski

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