Katherine Richardson SC

Admitted as a solicitor to Supreme Court of New South Wales: 1997

Called to Bar: 2002

Appointed to Silk: 2016

Kate was called to the Bar in 2002, after obtaining an LL.M from Harvard Law School and practising at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York.

Kate has extensive experience in a range of private and public law litigation and has appeared in the High Court, NSW Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, Federal Court, the Land and Environment Court as well as a range of quasi-judicial and administrative tribunals.  She has appeared in more than 20 High Court appeals and special leave applications and regularly appears before intermediate appellate courts.

Kate has particular expertise in administrative law, disciplinary proceedings, professional liability, environment and planning, public inquiries, and coronial inquests.  

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Core Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Commercial
  • Communications / Media
  • Intellectual Property
  • Public Law
  • Professional Discipline
  • Professional Liability


Inquiries to Banco’s clerk can be emailed to clerk@banco.net.au. Alternatively, please call (02) 8239 0201.


Tel: 8239 0266
Email: kate.richardson@banco.net.au


Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.