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Miranda Klibbe

Miranda’s approach to client management is to ensure she has a sound and comprehensive understanding of her clients’ desired outcomes at the outset of any matter.

Miranda is a partner in Cooper Grace Ward’s litigation and dispute resolution team. Miranda has worked with both large corporate clients and private clients on a wide variety of litigated matters.

Miranda has particular expertise in handling commercial litigation arising from property and contractual disputes. She has a particular interest in property litigation, having experience in working on wide ranging property disputes, including leasing disputes, property sale disputes and disputes involving registered and unregistered interests in land.

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – Queensland University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) – Queensland University of Technology
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – College of Law
  • Solicitor – Supreme Court of Queensland

Commercial Litigation:

  • Working with large organisations on product and liability disputes.
  • Representing clients in building and construction litigation with simultaneous litigation in the Supreme Court and the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
  • Representing a large corporation in significant Supreme Court litigation, including a successful appeal to the Court of Appeal.
  • Working on complex body corporate disputes, before the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management and the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
  • Experience in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in proceedings in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Court in Queensland, and Federal and interstate courts.

Debt recovery:

  • Acting for both large corporate clients and businesses in contested and uncontested debt recovery proceedings.
  • Experienced in enforcing judgments, including bankruptcy and winding-up proceedings.

Alternative dispute resolution:

  • Representing clients at settlement conferences and mediations to achieve a commercial resolution to their disputes.
  • Working with clients to negotiate early resolution and settlements to their disputes.

Areas of Expertise


Podcast: Coffee with CGW - Get to know Miranda Klibbe

Join us for a coffee chat with litigation and dispute resolution partner Miranda Klibbe and private clients partner Scott Hay-Bartlem as we delve into Miranda's background, explore her life outside work, and discuss what gets her excited about her work in this candid conversation.

Cooper Grace Ward named in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings for 2024

Cooper Grace Ward’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team has again been ranked among the top Australian practices in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings for 2024.

Court rules in favour of shopping centre owner in repudiation case

Cooper Grace Ward’s dispute resolution team recently acted for a major shopping centre owner by successfully defending a Supreme Court case challenging the termination of a lease.