Our People

Phone: +971 50 6567935
Email:  karen.kilgallen@kbh.ae


  • Dublin City University, Bachelors of Arts (Hons) Economics, Politics & Law

  • Irish Institute of Taxation – Part 1 AITI

  • Law Society of Ireland - Professional Practice Course

Practice Areas:

  • Dispute Resolution


  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Law Society of England and Wales

Karen Kilgallen

Karen is a qualified solicitor in Ireland, England & Wales with extensive commercial experience, people focused and commercially aware. She advises clients in a range of areas including their overall dispute resolution strategy, commercial disputes and enforcement of judgments overseas. Her practice area focuses on commercial litigation and domestic and international arbitration. She represents clients involved in disputes before the DIFC Courts and the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre.

Karen has gained experience in advising major lenders on their options relating to lending structures, corporate, structures, refinancing and enforcement. Karen also advises clients in respect of Wills & Probate. She is familiar with the recently introduced Wills & Probate Registry in the DIFC. Karen can advise clients in relation to all aspects of their estate management.


Our People

DK Singh

Basem Al Muthafer

Haifa Khunji

Bushra Ahmed

Patrick Dillon-Malone

Sohaila Abdul Rahman

Karen Kilgallen  

Robert Whitehead

Stincy Joseph 

Stephanie Dubreuil

Ali Al Shamlawi

Abdulla Al Buflaseh

Thamer F. Al Hadiah

Muatasem Agha

Khalid Sweidan