Kate is a capable junior adept at advising and appearing in a range of commercial and public law matters ranging from significant class actions and difficult appeals to general litigation and dispute resolution, professional disciplinary matters, and planning disputes in which she frequently appears unled in courts and tribunals throughout NSW and Australia
Prior to coming to the Bar, Kate was a solicitor in the Dispute Resolution Group at Herbert Smith Freehills, where she worked on commercial and regulatory matters. Kate was also Tipstaff to the Hon Justice Leeming of the New South Wales Court of Appeal from January 2015 to August 2016.
Kate holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons 1) and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons 1) from the University of Sydney, and a Bachelor of Civil Law (Dist) from the University of Oxford. She has received a number of academic prizes and scholarships, including the Ludlows Award for highest mark in the New South Wales Bar Exam