Kristen Hooke

Special Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Kristen Hooke

Kristen Hooke


Related services and key industries


Kristen Hooke is a lawyer in the consumer markets team and is based in Melbourne.

Kristen has a strong commercial focus and deep experience in consumer facing industries obtained both in private practice and in-house.  She oversees our in-house counsel support program, and her work includes drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, advising on competition and consumer issues and franchising.  Kristen's clients include L'Oréal Australia, Asahi Beverages and Laser Clinics Australia.

Kristen has extensive automotive industry experience. Her automotive clients include GM Special Vehicles, Hyundai, Mazda, Honda MPE and the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. Prior to joining the firm, she was general counsel of GM Holden, subsidiary of General Motors Company.  In that role, she was responsible for managing all legal affairs of Holden's operations, both in Australia and New Zealand, reporting directly to the US parent.

Professional experience

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  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne
  • Master of Laws, University of Melbourne
  • Supreme Court of Victoria