“There’s nothing better than working closely with the client team from the start to agree objectives, develop a strategy, and then achieve a good outcome. I enjoy working with a committed team with diverse experience, which makes the journey as rewarding as achieving a positive result.”
Katie has over 20 years’ experience working on commercial legal matters for resources, energy and infrastructure companies. Katie advises on Crown land access, regulatory compliance, project development and closure, and environmental legal issues in Western Australia. Katie has also negotiated agreements with all levels of government and regulatory agencies to enable her clients to achieve their project objectives.
Before starting Lantegy Legal, Katie was a Partner at global law firm, Ashurst, in the resources and energy practice based in Perth. Katie also worked as an in-house lawyer at BHP Billiton for over 4 years, primarily supporting its nickel business. Katie undertook several legal research projects while studying in Calgary and advised the Chair of the Alberta Environmental Appeals Board on hearings involving contaminated land and water allocation.
2002 Master of Laws (by thesis), University of Calgary
1999 Graduate Diploma – Resources and Energy Law, University of Melbourne
1997 Admitted to the Supreme Courts of Western Australia and Victoria
1996 Bachelor Laws/Bachelor of Science, University of Western Australia
Katie is recognised in Best Lawyers Australia (2013 – 2016) and Doyles Guide (2015) as a leading lawyer in Planning & Environmental Law.