Cate is an Associate within the General Insurance team at Hicksons.
Cate provides advice to insurers with respect to complex claims arising in the engineering and construction sectors, including with respect to defending parties against liability claims and prosecuting subrogated recoveries on behalf of insurers.
Cate also has a background in commercial litigation and dispute resolution and 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), and is admitted to practice in NSW and the High Court of Australia.
In 2020, Cate was recognised as a finalist at the Women in Law Awards in the ‘rising star’ category.