Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations and Japanese) (Bond University 1995) –Scholarship
Bachelor of Laws (Bond University 1996) – Scholarship
Admitted as a Legal Practitioner (NSW) 13 February 1998
Admitted as a Practitioner of the High Court of Australia 18 January 1999
Company Directors Course (Australian Institute of Company Directors Course 2013)
Fast Track Program (Entry into U.S. market) – Business Accelerator in Silicon Valley (ANZA Partners 2015)
“In this time of technological change, it is absolutely crucial that businesses develop a culture of constant innovation and market awareness, adaptable business models and systems designed for scalability and globalisation, and a habit of future-proofing. By taking this approach, businesses can take advantage of opportunities, protect against the downside, remain competitive and achieve continual growth.”
Kim founded Jungle Management in 2002, a boutique law firm focused on providing corporate, commercial and intellectual property legal services to the advertising, marketing, media and technology industries.
As a lawyer, entrepreneur, and strategist, Kim has worked with numerous start ups, private companies and listed corporations on deal making, buying & selling businesses, new product development and diversification, and licensing & growth strategies. She has also played an integral role in the introduction and development of new technologies and methodologies into the Australian marketplace, having advised innovative businesses from start up, to growth, to exit.
Prior to Jungle Management, Kim was Legal Counsel for the Seven Network, during which she worked on the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and project managed the implementation of the national privacy laws. She also practised at Cowley Hearne Lawyers in mergers & acquisitions and venture capital, and Holding Redlich in media and entertainment law. Kim also has significant experience working in public relations, advertising, marketing, media and market research.
Kim was Chair of the Small Business Council of Australia for the Hon. Joe Hockey MP and the Hon. Fran Bailey MP from 2003 to 2006. Kim founded SME Boardroom in 2009 and RoundRoom.Co in 2011, both businesses to service entrepreneurs.
Kim has published articles, spoken at various business events and been interviewed by the Australian Financial Review, Alan Jones, The Age, The Finance News Network, Ad News, Marketing Magazine, My Business Magazine and The Law Society Journal on various legal, business and marketing issues.