Maliganis Edwards Johnson can assist you with mediation of your litigated or non-litigated disputes, through our Senior Associate Kate Waterford.

Kate is a nationally accredited mediator specialising in commercial disputes, particularly those involving cross-cultural or international issues.

Kate is an experienced solicitor and litigator, who has previously worked overseas as a university lecturer in business law and financial management; and as a senior legal and policy adviser to educational institutions and not-for-profit companies. She also currently serves as a not-for-profit board director.

Kate draws on her experiences of living in various Asian and European countries, and on her studies in cross-cultural communication and dispute resolution, to help people find solutions that work for them. Kate speaks fluent Spanish and several other languages.