Catherine is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at UTS.
Prior to entering academia, Catherine was working as an insolvency lawyer in private practice. Catherine is currently completing her PhD at the University of Adelaide on the topic of insolvency practitioner regulation under the Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth). She is also the co-editor of the HDR Newsletter at the University of Adelaide. She has presented on this topic, including internationally, and has had her work published in the Insolvency Law Journal and the Insolvency Law Bulletin. From late 2019-early 2020 Catherine was a member of an expert research team consulting for the Commonwealth Government in relation to Insolvency Regulation. Her research has contributed to ongoing debate of this issue in Australia.
Catherine is passionate about teaching and legal education. In 2017 she was awarded a UTS Vice Chancellor's Learning and Teaching Grant. Her project evaluated the effectiveness of multiple blended learning resources developed to teaching legal problem solving and writing to business students. In 2017 Catherine was also awarded a UTS Learning and Teaching Citation. Catherine is currently the co-convenor of the Legal Education Research Cluster at the Faculty of Law. She thoroughly enjoys teaching company law at UTS to both post-graduate and undergraduate students.
- Member of INSOL International
- Member of INSOL Early Career Academics Group
- Member of Banking and Financial Law Services Association
- Co-editor of the Mitchell Tribune - Adelaide Law School HDR Newsletter
2013 - Admitted as Solicitor and Barrister, Supreme Court of New South Wales
2017 - Recipient of UTS Learning and Teaching Citation
2017 - Recipient of UTS Vice Chancellor's Learning and Teaching Grant
Company Law - Postgraduate and Undergraduate