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Katherine Hawes

Principal Solicitor at Aquarius Lawyers

17 years PQE
Sydney, NSW, AU


Based in Sydney, Australia, Katherine Hawes is the founder of Aquarius Lawyers, Aquarius Education and New Age Legal Solutions. With over 20 years' proven legal and business experience, both as a solicitor and small business owner.

Katherine expertise lies in in business family and marine law.
She has vast experience with issues relating to aquaculture, marine and fisheries law, maritime security and marine resources management. She is currently the legal counsel for the Association of International Seafood Professionals and is a Director of the World Aquaculture Society- Asia Pacific Chapter.

Katherine is also the founder of New Age Legal Solutions where she specialises in both family and small business law. This is a different type of law firm as they believe everyone hold have access to quality legal services with no hidden costs or charging by the minute for a reassuring chat. This is why they offer an unprecedented package of legal services that small business clients can use on a routine basis for a fixed affordable rate.

Katherine is also an accomplished lecturer and trainer. She was responsible for conducting training staff within Legal Aid on a variety of topics and also regularly lectures at both The University of Western Sydney and Wollongong University Her love of all things education related led to the formation of her own training company, Aquarius Education, which offers a wide range of education programs including Maritime Law and Contract Law fundamentals for non-lawyers.


Practice Areas

    • International shipping and trade
    • Laws of the sea
    • Admiralty and arrest
    • Carriage of goods
    • Marine pollution
    • Commercial leasing
    • Business contracts
    • Employees
    • Intellectual property
    • Bankruptcy & insolvency
    • Legal structures
    • Company incorporation
    • Founder and Shareholder Agreements
    • Privacy Policies and Website Terms & Conditions
    • Supplier Contracts & Employees




Level 1, 5F, 110 George Street, Parramatta, NSW, 2150, Australia

Virtual Practice

Practising Certificate

Admission to Practice, 1998


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