Katherine is a special counsel in the Disputes and Investigations team and an integral member of the Digital Governance team. With almost 15 years' experience in commercial litigation and disputes, Katherine is a well-rounded litigator in a number of legal areas, handling:
- commercial and insurance disputes
- Australian Consumer Law matters
- complex litigation involving financial crime and bribery
- cybercrime and fraud
- employment litigation.
Working extensively in large scale litigation, Katherine has acted for a broad range of clients including private and public corporations, financial institutions, fin-tech companies, insurers and high net worth individuals.
Katherine worked at Colin Biggers & Paisley for seven years before spending four years in Hong Kong in the commercial litigation team at Gall Solicitors, a specialist dispute resolution law firm. Hong Kong, as a financial hub, saw a large portion of Katherine's work involve fraud and cybercrimes.
Katherine has a Master of Law and Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Arts Communication. In 2008 she was admitted to practice in the NSW Supreme Court, the Federal Courts and High Court of Australia. In 2016 Katherine was admitted to the Hong Kong High Court. She re-joined Colin Biggers & Paisley in 2020.