Kate Spratt is an associate in our Restructuring & Insolvency Practice, advising on corporate restructuring, distressed and non-distressed transactions and external administrations. Kate also acts in a range of corporate and commercial disputes, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes and litigation, including in class actions.

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  • Advising and representing shareholders of an ASX-listed mining entity in relation to alleged misleading and deceptive conduct and breaches of various statutory duties by former directors and auditors.
  • Advising and representing the liquidator of a major construction company concerning claims for antecedent transactions and wrongful termination against a contractual counterparty.
  • Advising and representing a trustee on the winding up of a fund, including obtaining relevant directions from the court.
  • Advising a UK-based treasury and professional services firm in relation to its interests in the privatisation of state-owned energy assets, transactions with various superannuation funds, and associated disputes.
  • Advising and representing the voluntary administrators of an ASX-listed entity.
  • Advising and representing ASX listed oil and gas and gold prospecting companies in relation to distressed transactions, exploration permits and related contentious matters across Australia.
  • Advising and representing a major Malaysian financial institution in relation to its exposures and interests in a group of companies across Australia, Vietnam and Malaysia.
  • Advising and representing a US-based aviation company in relation to its interests from a distressed major airline in Indonesia and associated transactions.


  • Macquarie University, Bachelor of Laws, 2019
  • Macquarie University, Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), 2019


  • High Court of Australia, 2020
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, 2019

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