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

Kathryn May

Special Counsel

Kathryn is an experienced corporate lawyer who approaches her work with a pragmatic and commercial lens.  She values attention to detail and achieving consistent and desirable outcomes for clients.

Kathryn specialises in a broad range of corporate matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, buy-backs, joint ventures, restructures, and general corporate advisory.  She has advised ASX listed and private companies across a broad range of industries including media, technology and retail.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Kathryn worked for Corrs Chambers Westgarth.


Mergers and Acquisitions (public and private); Capital Raisings; Buy-Backs; Joint Ventures; Restructures; General Corporate Advisory.

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Business (Accounting) – Victoria University
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – College of Law
  • Admitted to practice in Victoria
  • Advised Southern Cross Media Group on its $169 million capital raising
  • Advised Southern Cross Media Group on the $55 million sale of its television assets and operations in Northern New South Wales to Win Television Network
  • Advised EBOS on the $2 billion merger of its Chemmart retail pharmacy business with Terry White Group Limited, and its subsequent acquisition of Terry White Group Limited by way of scheme of arrangement
  • Advised REA on its acquisition of Hometrack Australia for $130 million
  • Advised BP Australia on the divestment of its bitumen business to Puma Energy