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Kim Nguyen

Senior Associate - Sydney

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution & Litigation


Kim is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution and Litigation group.

She has a broad range of experience and a particular interest in commercial/contract disputes, intellectual property disputes, property and administrative law matters. 

Kim’s experience extends across a wide range of Federal and State Courts and Tribunals.

Prior to joining Holding Redlich, Kim worked at the New South Wales Law Reform Commission providing legal policy advice.


Kim’s recent experience includes:

  • acting for various companies including software and optical companies in respect of infringement of their intellectual property. This included proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia involving claims for trade mark infringement, misleading and deceptive conduct and passing off 
  • acting for various companies in relation to demands made alleging trade mark or copyright infringement and negotiating outcomes to avoid further action such as litigation being taken
  • acting for an independent Commonwealth government agency, providing advice on privacy and freedom of information issues. This included acting in proceedings referring a question of law under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) to the Federal Court of Australia
  • acting as solicitor advocate for the above independent government agency in judicial review and merits review proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  • conducting a major independent review of decisions made by a NSW Government Department in relation to a lease of Crown land 
  • acting for an international oil trading company in respect of Supreme Court of NSW proceedings 
  • acting for foreign defendants in respect of a significant multi-party admiralty claim and cross-claims in the Federal Court of Australia
  • acting for a local government body in respect of Supreme Court of NSW proceedings involving breach of contract, negligence and unconscionability claims 
  • acting for a former executive of a company in Supreme Court of NSW proceedings involving misleading and deceptive conduct claims
  • advising commercial landlords on a variety of issues including collecting arrears, advising on breaches of leases, termination of leases and rights where external administrators are appointed to tenants.


18 April 2019 - Knowledge

Cybersquatter alert: How to protect your domain name and brand from cybersquatting

#Intellectual Property, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Data & Privacy

We take a look at cybersquatting - and how you can take action against it.

11 July 2018 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin - 11 July 2018


New electoral funding laws that include stricter political donation guidelines will apply in time for the upcoming NSW state election. This follows the commencement of the Electoral Funding Act 2018 (NSW) (the Act) on 1 July 2018, replacing the Election Funding, Expenditure and Disclosures Act 1981 (NSW).

22 July 2014 - Knowledge

Coles burnt over “fresh bread” claims


The Federal Court of Australia recently handed down the decision of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) v Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Limited [2014] FCA 634 after complaints were made about the meaning of the phrases “freshly baked bread” and “baked today, sold today”...