Karla Mahmut's practice is focused on litigation, arbitration, and other alternative dispute resolution procedures, particularly disputes arising within the energy and resources sector and on major infrastructure projects.
Karla's recent experience includes acting for a large engineering and construction firm in relation to a high-value construction dispute before the Supreme Court of Queensland, assisting with a successful adjudication application, and advising contractors on high-value, complex contractual disputes.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Karla undertook placements in the legal services team at an independent Queensland government entity and at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, where she assisted on a project examining the use of advanced health directives in Queensland.
- The College of Law, Brisbane (Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 2017); Queensland University of Technology (LL.B. with first class honours, December 2016)
- Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia