Kristin Hibbard

Kristin is a specialist in transport law, including aviation, shipping, road, tourism and marine insurance law.

Representing international and domestic carriers, P&I clubs, insurers, tourism operators, government entities, shipowners, ferry operators and others, Kristin advises in relation to liability, hull and cargo claims, contractual disputes, contract terms, insurance coverage and recoveries, seafarer claims, collisions, ship arrest and sale, and cross-border litigation.

Kristin also acts for clients in relation to regulatory and criminal matters, including matters involving the Heavy Vehicle National Law.

Kristin is a former Chairperson of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand, NSW Branch, and was ranked as a “Rising Star” by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022.


Kristin’s experience includes advising:

  • Air carriers in relation to multi-jurisdictional liability and recovery claims;
  • A renewable energy supplier in relation to international maritime fraud;
  • Ferry operators in relation to liability claims following ferry collisions and incidents;
  • Carriers and their insurers in numerous liability claims with respect to personal injury, hull, baggage and cargo losses; and
  • Road carriers in prosecutions under heavy vehicle laws.

Contact us