Dr Catherine Button SC

Bar Roll: 2007 Silk: 2018
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Catherine practises in corporations, commercial, insolvency and tax law.  She appears in the Supreme Court (trial division and Court of Appeal) and the Federal Court, both as leading counsel and as junior counsel.  Catherine has particular experience in contract disputes (including disputes arising from joint ventures) class actions and regulatory matters.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Catherine studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, worked for the Law Commission in London and was a Senior Associate in the commercial disputes division of Minter Ellison.

 

 

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Banking & FinanceCommercialCompetitionCorporationsEquity & TrustsInsolvencyTaxes – FederalTrade Practices/Consumer Protection
  • Dr Catherine Button – is the author of a book on international trade law (The Power to Protect: Trade, Health and Uncertainty in the WTO)

  • Dr Catherine Button – “Practitioner renumeration, Costs and Security” (with Nick Anson) in Maiden (ed) Insolvent Investments

  • Dr Catherine Button – “Men Overboard: The Burden of Directors’ Duties in the Wake of the Centro Case” (with Phillip Crutchfield) (2012) C&SLJ 83

  • Dr Catherine Button – “The Federal Court’s Arising Under’ Jurisdiction and the Development of a ‘Contingent’ Jurisdiction’ (2006) 27 Aust Bar Rev 327

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA, LLB (Hons), BCL (Dist) (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)

Catherine holds a doctorate and BCL from the University of Oxford where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar. 

Dr Catherine Button SC

Bar Roll: 2007 Silk: 2018
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Profile

Catherine practises in corporations, commercial, insolvency and tax law.  She appears in the Supreme Court (trial division and Court of Appeal) and the Federal Court, both as leading counsel and as junior counsel.  Catherine has particular experience in contract disputes (including disputes arising from joint ventures) class actions and regulatory matters.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Catherine studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, worked for the Law Commission in London and was a Senior Associate in the commercial disputes division of Minter Ellison.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

Banking & FinanceCommercialCompetitionCorporationsEquity & TrustsInsolvencyTaxes – FederalTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

Cases

Publication

  • Dr Catherine Button – is the author of a book on international trade law (The Power to Protect: Trade, Health and Uncertainty in the WTO)

  • Dr Catherine Button – “Practitioner renumeration, Costs and Security” (with Nick Anson) in Maiden (ed) Insolvent Investments

  • Dr Catherine Button – “Men Overboard: The Burden of Directors’ Duties in the Wake of the Centro Case” (with Phillip Crutchfield) (2012) C&SLJ 83

  • Dr Catherine Button – “The Federal Court’s Arising Under’ Jurisdiction and the Development of a ‘Contingent’ Jurisdiction’ (2006) 27 Aust Bar Rev 327

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

BA, LLB (Hons), BCL (Dist) (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)

Catherine holds a doctorate and BCL from the University of Oxford where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar.