Katharine specialises in the areas of planning and development, environmental and local government law, with a particular interest in civil litigation within these areas.
Katharine provides pragmatic and strategic advice to private sector and government clients on matters spanning planning and environmental law, local government law and administrative law. She regularly appears as solicitor advocate in interlocutory proceedings, and has expertise acting for parties both commencing and defending proceedings in the Land and Environment Court including development appeals, order appeals, tree disputes and civil enforcement proceedings.
Katharine sits on the Law Society of New South Wales’ Environmental Planning and Development Committee and is an Executive Councillor of NSW Young Lawyers.
Katharine’s experience includes:
14 February 2022 - Knowledge
#Planning, Environment & Sustainability
We consider some of the potential issues with the NSW Government’s proposed approach to consolidate 45 existing SEPPs into 11 in a bid to make the state’s planning system more transparent and certain.
15 July 2021 - Knowledge
#Planning, Environment & Sustainability, #Government
The NSW Government has introduced new provisions for developers to amend modification applications following the identification of a gap in two recent judgments.
22 Mar 22 to 22 Nov 22
In this seminar series, we look at the opportunities and issues for major infrastructure projects across a range of sectors, including health, housing and new energy. This seminar series is being offered in our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Registration for this seminar series is complimentary and now open.
07 Apr 22 to 10 Nov 22
More than ever, ports are vital nodes for an increasingly complex web of international trade and supply chains. Ports have become an increasing focus for security, environmental and competition regulation and their role and efficiency within global supply chains is being scrutinised by governments and industry alike. At the same time, ports find themselves at the forefront of the development and facilitation of alternative energy sources, often literally acting as the gatekeepers for the inflow of such technology and projects into Australia or out to the rest of the world. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate these challenges and opportunities in 2022.
10 May 22 to 29 Nov 22
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2022 Queensland local government seminar series which we have tailored specifically for mayors, councillors and Queensland local government employees including lawyers, town planners and compliance officers. These seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for local governments.