Kate Williams SC

Date of admission to the Bar
2001

Date of appointment as Senior Counsel
2016

Areas of practice
Kate Williams was called to the Bar in 2001, after working as Associate to the Hon Justice Lindgren in the Federal Court of Australia (1996-97) and practising as a solicitor for a short period (1998-2000).

Kate has a wide ranging commercial law and equity practice, which includes:

  • Appellate practice
  • Arbitration
  • Commercial law
  • Commissions of Inquiry
  • Contract law
  • Corporations law
  • Equity
  • Insolvency & bankruptcy
  • Mortgages & securities
  • Professional liability
  • Real property
  • Trade practices & restraint of trade

Kate also has an extensive advisory practice.

Qualifications
BA LLB (UNSW)

Publications
“Enforcing restraint clauses: how competitive must the competitor be?” (2009) 23(3) Commercial Law Quarterly 3.
Co-author with the Hon Kevin Lindgren QC of Chapter 27 (“Guarantees”) of Vermeesch and Lindgren’s Business Law in Australia (12th ed, 2011).

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