LLB (Hons), BA
Corporate & Commercial Law, Mergers and Acquisitions
Katherine has over 12 years' experience specialising in the areas of public and private mergers & acquisitions, equity capital markets (IPOs and secondary raisings), corporate advisory, governance and risk management.
Katherine is also a qualified and experienced ASX listed company secretary.
Katherine has led and played a pivotal role in many major and complex transactions. Katherine has also worked as in-house company secretary and legal counsel for dual listed Michael Hill Jeweller (ASX/NSX: MHJ) and holds the ASX recognised qualification, Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance.
Katherine's significant experience includes:
advising on ASX and foreign exchange listings, initial public offerings and secondary capital raisings including:
15 March 2023 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), #Superannuation, Funds Management & Financial Services
ASIC has launched its first court action against Mercer Superannuation for allegedly making false claims about its sustainable investment options. What can businesses learn from this case?
02 November 2022 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law
With the deadline fast-approaching, we answer some common questions to help company directors navigate the Director ID application process and how they can lodge their application before 30 November 2022.
13 April 2022 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law
From 15 April 2022, a raft of changes to the penalties and obligations under the Franchising Code of Conduct will be introduced as part of an ongoing reform to encourage better compliance with existing franchising legislation. We highlight five most important things that franchisors need to know and be prepared for in light of these changes.
31 May 23
IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman have investigated a number of complaints in relation to Victorian local councils and produced a series of reports. In this presentation, partner Joseph Monaghan, will provide a basic overview of IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman, their respective roles and functions under their establishing legislation and an overview of recent IBAC and Ombudsman investigation reports involving local councils.
05 Jun 23
The recent extreme flood events raise a series of legal issues including the liability of local councils for decisions that expose residents and businesses to greater risk from flooding events, and remedial steps to address past decision-making. In this webinar, partner Joseph Monaghan and lawyer Jacob Atkinson will discuss these topics.
14 Jun 23 - Canberra
In the third and final seminar of the series, partner Andrew Klein and senior associate Natasha Jones, explore the legal risks associated with returning absent employees to work. This includes ill and injured workers, chronic absenteeism, Comcare issues, 'work from home' related issues and COVID 'return reluctance'. In the course of the seminar, our speakers will work through hypothetical scenarios with reference to relevant regulatory APS frameworks and recent case law.