For over 20 years, as the Firm’s Practice Manager, Catherine has overseen the overall management and operational functions of the firm, in accordance with all applicable policies & procedures.
Catherine is responsible for administration, including the Firm’s trust account and controlled money accounts, human resources, systems development and review, the implementation of procedures, and all professional & support staff training.
As an integral part of the management team and as head of HR, Catherine regularly consults with the Partners of the firm and all team members, facilitating a cooperative, amiable, happy and highly effective work environment.
With continuous improvement and continuity central to Catherine’s role, she is committed to ensuring the Firm provides the highest quality service to clients that is both timely and cost effective.
Areas of Expertise
With extensive experience in Marketing and Advertising, Catherine has held senior roles with industry leaders such Beecham Australia Pty Ltd, Ogilvy & Mather Advertising and David Mattingly Advertising.
Catherine established her career acumen alongside Tony Webster, the renowned marketing director of Myer Marketing & Advertising National. She has worked on Australian household brands such as Ribena, Lucozade, Macleans Toothpaste and the Claytons beverage, “the drink you have when you’re not having a drink”. Catherine’s work with the Myer brand ‘nationally’ is a career highlight.
Catherine’s overall marketing, branding, reporting and business experience has afforded her the knowledge and skill to think strategically, to analyse, problem solve and deliver excellent results for the Firm.
Catherine brings to her current role a history of excellence in diverse and highly competitive and outcomes driven environments.
Catherine is a member of the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA). The peak professional membership association for legal practice managers and law firm leaders within Australasia.
Catherine is also a member of the Australian Marketing Institute and Chartered Institute of Marketing.