Catherine Dermody advises and appears in a range of commercial and public law matters, with a focus on the energy, transport, telecommunications and water sectors. She is regularly instructed by both regulators and regulated entities in these areas and appears before judicial bodies, as well as administrative tribunals and specialist dispute resolution panels. Catherine is identified as a recommended junior counsel in the 2017 Doyles list of Australian leading competition law barristers.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Catherine was a Partner in the Competition and Regulation group at Gilbert + Tobin. As a solicitor, Catherine specialised in regulatory law acting in revenue and pricing matters as well as in judicial and merits reviews of regulatory decisions before appeals bodies, including the Australian Competition Tribunal.