Qualification(s): BA, LLB (Hons)
Kimi Nishimura is a Principal Lawyer in the Major Projects and Class Actions department of Maurice Blackburn's Melbourne office. She is currently working on the Kilmore East-Kinglake Bushfire class action and the Muckaty Station nuclear waste dump dispute.
Kimi previously worked on the Air Cargo cartel class action, the Aristocrat shareholder class action and in the area of motor vehicle compensation. She is committed to fighting for the rights of victims of corporate misconduct and to pursuing compensation on behalf of her clients. Doyles Guide lists Kimi as a litigation and dispute resolution rising star lawyer in Australia.
Outside of work, Kimi is an active community legal centre volunteer and a member of the Law Institute of Victoria, the International Commission of Jurists and the Victorian Women Lawyers.
Before joining Maurice Blackburn, Kimi worked as Research Associate to the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria and as a Legal Assistant in a large Japanese commercial law firm.
Kimi is currently on parental leave.