Katherine Hawes

Katherine Hynes

Katherine Hawes

Consulting Principal

Katherine Hawes holds a Bachelor of Communications (UTS), a Bachelor of Laws (UNSW), a Masters of Maritime Law (UOW) and a Master’s of Laws (UniSyd). She has also completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Southern Cross Training) and a Certificate in Online Teaching and Development (Swinburne University)

She completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at The College of Law and was admitted to practice in 1998.

Katherine’s areas of practice include family law, criminal law, wills and estates, property law, commercial law and maritime law.

In her spare time, Katherine enjoys racing cars and is passionate about the sustainable development of the Blue Economy.

Memberships and Accreditations

  • Accredited Compliance Officer, Compliance Institute of Australia (2007)
  • Accredited Investigator, Investigations Australia (2005)
  • Accredited Internal Auditor, SAI Global (2005)
  • Member of the Law Society of New South Wales
  • Member of Women on Boards
  • Member of the Australia and New Zealand Maritime Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Commercial Law Teachers Association
  • Member of the Australian Maritime Association
  • Member of the Women Lawyers Association
  • Member of the International Bar Association