Digital Age Lawyers | Aquarius lawyers
With a rich tapestry of over 25 years in legal and business arenas, Katherine stands as an esteemed Legal Consultant and Solicitor at Aquarius Consulting Group which operates Aquarius Lawyers, Digital Age Lawyers and SMSF Lawyers.
Aquarius Lawyers is a distinguished international law firm dedicated to championing businesses in the blue economy sector, navigating the intricate legalities that this unique domain presents. Holding a Master of Laws in International Law and a masters of Maritime Law , Katherine carves a niche in delivering insightful counsel and representation in realms like fisheries and aquaculture, cargo and shipping, maritime security, and the comprehensive management of marine resources. Navigating domestic and international law and treaties.
Affectionately dubbed “The Fish Lawyer” due to her profound expertise in marine and maritime law, Katherine harbors a fervent drive to advocate for the sustainable utilization of oceanic assets. Beyond her primary professional pursuits, she illuminates minds as an adept lecturer and trainer. Furthermore, she's the visionary behind Aquarius Education, an initiative that simplifies maritime law and contract law fundamentals for those outside the legal sphere.
Presently, Katherine lends her legal prowess to the Association of International Seafood Professionals as their Chairperson. She has also graced the World Aquaculture Society- Asia Pacific Chapter as a Director. An active voice in the global marine community, Katherine's numerous publications and international engagements underscore her commitment to addressing the legal intricacies of the marine environment. She is also chairperson on the charity Aquaculture without Frontiers
In her ceaseless pursuit of excellence, Katherine has also donned the hat of Founder and Barrister at Digital Age Lawyers. It's not just a law firm; it's a sanctuary for Business owners and Entrepreneurs seeking a genuine partnership. One that transcends the traditional confines of legal counsel. Whether it's strategizing the right business model, curating impeccable agreements with stakeholders, dissecting potential prospects, or demystifying social media and digital law – Digital Age Lawyers is there. In Katherine’s words, “We’re not just your safety net; we're your guiding star. We keep you out of trouble.”
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I've identified key sectors for potential high-impact clientele. At the forefront is Huon Aquaculture, a renowned name in sustainable salmon farming, which aligns seamlessly with my emphasis on the fisheries and aquaculture sectors. In addition to this, I'm keen on expanding my reach into the domains of large property development and IT/web development. These sectors, with their unique legal challenges ranging from land use issues to intellectual property intricacies, align well with my areas of expertise. This approach mirrors both my specialized passion for marine law and my broader legal aspirations.
At the heart of Katherine's practice lies a distinct focus on clients who are not merely seeking reactionary legal counsel, but those who value proactive, strategic foresight. The ideal client for Katherine is a business owner who possesses a deep appreciation for the intricacies of legal requirements, understanding that these are not just regulatory hurdles but essential foundations for sustainable growth and risk mitigation. This client doesn’t see legal counsel as a mere formality but as an integral part of their business strategy. They are engaged, willing to invest in robust legal frameworks from the outset, and recognize the value of prevention over cure. Moreover, Katherine specifically aims for businesses with a team of 10 or more employees and those boasting a turnover of $1.5M and above, ensuring a synergy of scale and complexity.
Katherine’s portfolio is testament to this. The Association of International Seafood Professionals, for instance, reflects a group that operates in a complex marine environment, necessitating intricate legal guidance. Similarly, entrepreneurs and businesses aligned with Digital Age Lawyers are not merely seeking firefighting solutions. They're visionary leaders who appreciate the importance of having the right agreements with stakeholders, exploring new opportunities with a keen legal lens, and ensuring that their operations are fortified against potential legal pitfalls. This proactive approach not only safeguards their ventures but also positions them for unparalleled success in their respective domains. Digital Age works with both private and not-for-profit clients.