Cate is an Associate within the Hicksons commercial dispute resolution team and provides services to a variety of clients including insurers, builders and contractors, developers, companies and individuals.
She provides advice on a broad range of disputes including those relating to construction (including security of payment claims and adjudication claims), property, consumer law, contracts, corporations law and defamation.
Cate has conducted litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants in a range of jurisdictions including the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of New South Wales, District Court of New South Wales, Local Court, Federal Court of Australia and NCAT.
Cate holds a Bachelor of Laws from Newcastle University (UK), joined Hicksons in June 2019, and was admitted as a solicitor in 2017.
In 2020, Cate was recognised as a finalist at the Women in Law Awards in the ‘rising star’ category.