Litigation and insolvency skills boost for Rigby Cooke Lawyers

12 December 2017

Rigby Cooke Lawyers has appointed Senior Associate Katerina Poulakis to the team, boosting its litigation and dispute resolution credentials.

A commercial litigator with 10 years’ experience, Katerina has a broad range of experience, including contract, franchise, property and Australian Consumer Law disputes.

She also brings years of experience in personal and corporate insolvency, and reconstruction law.

According to Ms Poulakis, the quality of Rigby Cooke’s people and expertise was a major drawcard for joining the firm.

“I’m really looking forward to further enhancing the high calibre of Rigby Cooke’s work and achieving the best solutions for its clients,” Ms Poulakis.

“In my new role, I’ll continue to work closely with clients across industries including property development, transport & logistics, hotels & accommodation, manufacturing, healthcare & pharmaceuticals, as well as insolvency practitioners and major overseas insurer, to achieve optimal legal outcomes.”

Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice lead Elizabeth Guerra-Stolfa welcomed Katerina to the team.

“Katerina brings to the team a wealth of knowledge and experience that Rigby Cooke and its clients will greatly benefit from, not to mention the fact that she embraces the firm’s culture and values, which we highly value,” Ms Guerra-Stolfa said.

“She also brings significant skills in personal and corporate insolvency aligning with Rigby Cooke’s growing focus in this area.”

Katerina is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria, Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association, Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Victoria, Hellenic Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Hellenic Australian Lawyers.