Katherine Smith is an experienced restructuring and insolvency lawyer advising clients about contentious and non-contentious aspects of corporate insolvency, bankruptcy and recoveries, including examining antecedent transactions, securities enforcement, and investigations.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Katherine worked in commercial and insolvency litigation at an Australian firm. She has also had extensive experience working in both the Australian and New Zealand Revenue Offices in their respective Debt Recovery areas where she led the response to the Insolvency Practitioners Bill governing the regulation of insolvency practitioners in New Zealand and assisted in laying the foundation for increased governmental collaboration to address phoenix risk.
- Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA) member
- INSOL International member
- Law Society of New South Wales member