Kimarie is dual-qualified in Singapore and Hong Kong. Prior to joining Holman Fenwick Willan in Singapore, Kimarie worked in the HFW Hong Kong office. She also spent four years with a leading Singapore legal practice, where she specialised in shipping and admiralty litigation (dealing with both dry and wet aspects of shipping law). Her practice encompasses international arbitration, international trade and transportation, admiralty, shipbuilding and offshore disputes, and other trade-related matters. Kimarie has been involved in several substantial arbitrations involving sale of goods, oil and gas, mining, trade, shipbuilding and other commodities, trade-related issues in Singapore, London and Hong Kong. She speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese and English.

Kimarie spent four months seconded to a major oil and gas company in Singapore, assisting in the trading business (products including oil, liquids and liquefied natural gas). She spent a further four months seconded to an international commodities trading company, and four months to a Singapore-based Norwegian P&I club.