Prior to joining Hesketh Henry, Kate practised in large law firms in both Australia and the United Kingdom.
Kate’s principal area of practice is general corporate and commercial law. Kate regularly advises clients on a range of commercial agreements including joint venture and shareholder agreements, manufacturing agreements, distribution agreements, sponsorship agreements and terms of trade. She also assists corporate clients in relation to compliance with a wide range of legislative matters, including the Companies Act 1993, Fair Trading Act 1986, Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, Takeovers Code 1993 and Overseas Investment Act 2005.
In addition, Kate has extensive experience in advising clients in relation to acquiring, disposing of and investing in businesses. Kate was recommended as an “M&A specialist” in the 2015 Legal 500 and recommended again in the 2016 Legal 500 as being “sought after for commercial law”.