Kate Landells Special Counsel

Kate is a Special Counsel in our Corporate & Commercial team.

Kate has extensive experience across a range of corporate and commercial matters, with particular expertise in advising on regulated and unregulated mergers and acquisitions, fundraisings (including initial public offerings and backdoor listings), restructurings and corporate governance, as well as general Corporations Act and ASX listing rules advice.  She has worked with clients in a wide range of industries including mining, aged care, financial services and information technology.

Kate is a commercially minded lawyer with strong attention to detail.  She holds a Masters of Law (Commercial Law) from Melbourne University, and a Certificate in Governance Practice from the Governance Institute.

Latest News & Insights

Director Identification Number to battle phoenixing activities

Posted By on 12/10/17 at 12:24 PM

Last month, the Honourable Kelly O’Dwyer MP announced that the Turnbull Government would be introducing new laws in a bid to crack down on illegal phoenixing activities that cost the Australian economy up to an estimated $3.2 billion per year. What are phoenixing activities? “Phoenixing” occurs when individuals or entities deliberately strip assets from one … Read more

ASIC publishes consultation papers for guidance on crowd-sourced funding

Posted By on 26/06/17 at 9:19 AM

By Clea Cole (Lawyer) and Kate Landells (Senior Associate) Last Thursday ASIC released two consultation papers which aim to assist: public companies; and crowd-sourced-funding (CSF) intermediaries (being CSF platform operators), to navigate the new CSF regime and their obligations under that regime, which is set to take effect at the end of September this year. … Read more

The 2017 Budget: a win for start-ups!

Posted By on 17/05/17 at 1:57 PM

By Clea Cole (Lawyer) and Kate Landells (Senior Associate) In last Tuesday’s budget papers, the Government committed to making it easier for start-up companies to raise capital by releasing draft legislation to extend the crowd-sourced equity funding regime (CSF) to proprietary companies in the form of the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill … Read more