SPONSOR: Kate Pickthall, Counsel -Ashurst
Kitty is a senior associate in Ashurst's Sydney real estate team. She joined Ashurst in 2005 and specialises in commercial, industrial and retail assets. Kitty has acted for major private and public sector clients, including Coca-Cola Amatil, Transport for NSW and the Commonwealth of Australia. She has extensive experience acting for large global retailers regarding leases of flagship premises and prime retail spaces within major shopping centres across Australia. Her recent experience includes advising H&M on its expansion into the Australian market and advising Lindt & Sprungli on the milestone acquisition of its headquarters and warehouse. Kitty was also seconded to a leading Japanese law firm in Tokyo for 3 years. She is committed to broadening her involvement in the property industry and believes her clients will also benefit from the insights gained. Kitty holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Laws.