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Kate Buchanan

Senior Associate

Kate advises sponsors and lenders (including commercial lenders, development finance institutions and export credit agencies) on the financing of mining, metals, infrastructure and energy projects across a variety of jurisdictions.


  • Recognized’ lawyer for Project Finance in France, Legal 500 EMEA, 2024



Supreme Court of Queensland


High Court of Australia


Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, The Australian National University, 2017
L.L.B. (Honours), University of Queensland, 2016  
BComm., Finance, University of Queensland, 2016  

Diploma in Languages, French, University of Queensland, 2016


English, French
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.