Kiley is a specialist insurance and construction lawyer with 20 years’ experience resolving disputes on behalf of local and UK-based insurers and private companies as well as front-end contract negotiation.
Kiley specialises in financial lines, liability and construction, with a particular emphasis on professional indemnity, directors’ and officers’, management liability, commercial crime, cyber, product recall, property damage, ISR and office bearers. She also conducts front-end construction contract reviews and negotiations.
Kiley’s practice focuses on high value, commercially complex and sensitive matters, indemnity issues and large scale disputes, including class actions. She has experience across a variety of jurisdictions throughout Australia, New Zealand, Europe and South East Asia.
Kiley works with private companies in the construction industry, as well as Australian and overseas insurers, Lloyd’s syndicates, underwriting agencies, brokers, TPAs and insured organisations that manage their own under deductible claims.
Kiley holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of New England.
She is also very active in industry groups, with roles and memberships including former President of the NSW Claims Discussion group for four years (following six years as a committee member), and long standing memberships with the Australian Insurance Law Association, Australian Professional Indemnity Group, Property and Liability Discussion Group, Association for Women in Insurance (NSW & Queensland) and NSW Engineering Discussion group.
Kiley joined Sparke Helmore after 20 years with various top tier and boutique insurance firms.
Kiley enjoys chasing her energetic toddler and travelling to places near and far. With friends and family to visit across the globe, she has plenty of opportunities to explore new beaches, cities and cobbled streets, and to enjoy good food and wine.