Kate Brandon

Kate specialises in regulatory compliance, governance and dispute resolution. Kate primarily acts for clients in the resources and local government sectors. Kate provides advice in relation to day to day compliance and governance issues. Kate also has significant dispute resolution experience with a particular focus on construction, resources projects and administrative legal remedies. Kate has also acted in relation to expert determinations and arbitrations.

Kate has been named in Best LawyersTM Australia for Mining Law and Oil & Gas Law. Kate was also named as a Rising Star for Energy and Resources by Doyle’s Guide in 2016.


Kate’s litigation experience includes:

  • Alliance Resources: Acting in a joint venture dispute in the South Australian Supreme Court over the Four Mile uranium deposit;
  • Marathon Resources: Advising in respect of the banning of mining in Arkaroola and resulting $5m compensation payment from State Government; and
  • Australian Vintage Limited: Acting in relation to an application to the New South Wales Supreme Court to set aside an expert determination and Full Court Appeal on a question of law.

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