We are pleased to announce that Katherine Whittemore, Partner based in our Melbourne office has been recognised as the winner of the Government Partner of the Year at the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards . The black-tie event was held last night, Thursday 28 July, at the Star Sydney. Congratulations Katherine on this well-deserved achievement!
Katherine is an experienced litigator and advocate with expertise in both administrative and criminal law. She regularly appears in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and High Court of Australia for Commonwealth Government entities in matters involving statutory interpretation, merits review and judicial review.
Katherine has extensive experience advising Commonwealth departments across a number of areas including debt enforcement proceedings, civil penalty proceedings, coronial inquiries, intervention order matters, FOI, privacy, statutory interpretation, human rights law and criminal law. She is also listed as a Leading Administrative & Public Lawyer in Doyle's Guide.
Catherine Wilkinson and Sam Jackson were also recognised as finalists in their respective categories, an honour in its own right!
Congratulations again to Katherine for her outstanding win!