Kylie joined the Corporate & Commercial team as a partner in July 2023. Kylie has been admitted to practice for over 25 years and is a specialist commercial lawyer, having worked in senior roles at a number of firms throughout Queensland. She is based in Brisbane.
ESG - Environmental - Climate resilience and transition
ESG - Environmental - Land and environmental stewardship
ESG - Environmental - Renewable energy
ESG - Environmental - Water
ESG - Social - Rural community engagement
ESG - Governance - Business resilience
ESG - Governance - Crisis management
What she does
Kylie is a highly-regarded lawyer with experience in corporate, commercial, dispute resolution as well as litigation. With expertise across agribusiness, structuring and asset protection, succession planning and estate administration and litigation, she specialises in family business dispute resolution and intergenerational wealth transition planning.
Who she works with
Kylie works with medium to large family business, primary producers and industry groups in the grazing, dairy, horticulture and sugar cane industries, high net worth individuals and SMEs.
A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) from the University of Queensland; Bachelor of Arts and a Postgraduate Certificate in SMSFs through the University of Adelaide.
Life before Sparkes
Prior to joining Sparke Helmore, Kylie was a partner at Holding Redlich as well as a number of other well know law firms including as a member of the Private Client team at Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers and head of Succession and Superannuation at Anderssen Lawyers.
Life outside of Sparkes
Kylie has a keen interest in the genetics of horse breeding and owns a small boutique warmblood horse stud aimed at breeding FEI quality dressage horses. When not debating horse genetics Kylie enjoys occasionally defeating her teenage children at eight-ball pool and playing very average golf.