Kathryn Emeny


LLB (Hons) BA Nationally Accredited Mediator

03 5560 2000

Kathryn Emeny joined the Maddens Lawyers partnership on 1 April 2018.

Kathryn began working with Maddens Lawyers in 2010 starting in the Class Actions Department. Since commencing, Kathryn has worked to secure millions of dollars in compensation on behalf of hundreds of people impacted by fires across Victoria and New South Wales.  Major class actions include the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires, the 2013 Springwood/Winmalee Bushfire and the 2014 Mickleham/Kilmore Bushfire.

Kathryn is a Deakin University graduate, having studied a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts, with great success, at the University’s Warrnambool campus. Kathryn began her study in 2008 joining the first cohort of students to study Law in Warrnambool. Among her successes as a student, Kathryn won Most Outstanding Student at Deakin’s Warrnambool campus for two years running, achieved her year’s highest score in Property Law and Criminal Procedure and was named an Alfred Deakin scholar.

Outside the office, Kathryn contributes to the local community as Chair of the South West Academy of Sport, as a member of the board of charitable service organisation Southern STAY and as a mentor at The Ideas Place.