Kate Peterson


Kate Peterson

2007 Law Scholar

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Kathryn (Kate) Peterson graduated from the University of Sydney 3rd in her class of 316 with a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Economics with First Class Honours and a University Medal and earned several awards including the Minter Ellison Prize for Intellectual Property. After graduation, Kate worked as Tipstaff to Justice Santow.

Kate was awarded the Scholarship to complete an LLM at the London School of Economics.

Studied at: London School of Economics

Current Biography

Accomplished employment lawyer with a reputation for providing practical advice to workplaces in both the public and private sector, based on exceptional technical skills.

Known for my approachable and effective manner, with the ability to deliver practical recommendations to achieve outcomes in areas such as union dispute resolution, individual employee claims and workforce restructuring.

Experienced across all areas of industrial relations and employment, with a particular interest in tribunal advocacy, training and investigations, with exposure to industries ranging from coal mining to higher education.

Scholarship Year: 2007

Fields of Interest

Law, Labour Law