Kate Hurford is a consultant with IMF (Australia) Ltd. She has degrees in economics and law from the University of Adelaide.
Kate qualified as a solicitor in South Australia in 1993 and was subsequently admitted to practice in Hong Kong and England and Wales. She has had extensive experience in commercial litigation, working for Piper Alderman in Adelaide, Australia and Herbert Smith LLP for 12 years in Hong Kong and then in London. Kate is also a consultant for Practical Law Companyís Dispute Resolution department in London.
IMF is a public listed company providing third party funding for litigation and arbitration claims in Australia and in other jurisdictions. IMF is the largest third party funder in Australia and the first to be listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
IMF has a wholly owned US subsidiary, Bentham Capital LLC, which is based in New York and offers third party funding in the United States.