Nimrod Amanuel
Henry Mitchell
Law Graduate
Jiashu Wang
Law Graduate
Rachel Stower
Chris Lin
Eamonn Carpenter
Sam Poulsen
Joel Whale
Special Counsel

Kaday Conteh

Special Counsel

Kaday is a dual-qualified practitioner with a wealth of experience drawn from working in the UK and Australia in the property and development space. Her appetite for tackling new challenges has led her to  establish a unique cross-disciplinary practice, which embraces both property and energy and infrastructure projects. This breadth of experience enables  her to provide commercially pragmatic solutions for clients.

Kaday advises on a range of property transactions, including acquisitions and disposals, co-ownership arrangements, complex leasing across a range of different asset classes,  managing large scale portfolio due diligence, and land and tenure arrangements for energy projects.

In addition to her significant real estate expertise, Kaday provides specialised advice to resources companies operating within the African mining sector and assists with contractual documentation and negotiations in both Anglophone and Francophone countries.

Kaday is passionate about promoting diversity and inclusivity for ethnic minority professionals across the legal industry and is Co-Founder of the Society of African Australian Lawyers Inc. (a not-for-profit aimed at mentoring and creating networking opportunities for lawyers of African heritage, and improving their visibility)

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Kaday worked for King & Wood Mallesons and Clayton Utz in Perth and Stephenson Harwood in London and Singapore. Kaday also gained inhouse experience with secondments to the legal teams of BHP in Perth and GLA Land and Property (a subsidiary of the Greater London Authority) in the UK.  


Commercial Property; Commercial and Retail Leasing; Acquisitions and Disposals; Projects and Infrastructure.

  • Woman Lawyer of the Year Award, Nominee, Women Lawyers of Western Australia 2022
  • Master of Laws – University of Cambridge
  • Bachelor of Laws – University of Hull
  • Admitted to practice in England and Wales and Australia
  • Assisting Enervest with drafting option to lease agreements to secure tenure for the development of renewable energy facilities in Australia.
  • Assisting juwi with securing tenure for the development of renewable energy facilities in Australia.
  • Acting for a consortium comprising Macquarie, Australian Retirement Trust and Aware Super in their acquisition of the 40-year concession to operate the State of Victoria’s registration, licensing and custom plates business.
  • Advising and assisting SMB-Winning Consortium in negotiating 3 establishment conventions with the government of The Republic of Guinea for the development of an alumina refinery, railway and power station. The project will deliver the country’s first-ever alumina refinery and the first alumina refinery built in Africa in more than 70 years and represents a significant contribution to the local infrastructure.
  • Advising and assisting the LDA (now the GLA Land and Property) on the land acquisition and land transfer arrangements for the London 2012 Olympics.