Kate Ashmor BA LLB MAICD
Principal / Managing Director
Kate Ashmor has a decade of broad and diverse experience in legal practice. Passionate about real property and intellectual property, Kate was the principal IP and IT legal advisor to Public Transport Victoria prior to the establishment of Ashmor Legal. Kate has extensive knowledge of trade marks, copyright and State Government contracting through five years of experience in State Government agencies, including VicTrack and the Department of Transport. Kate has previously worked as in house advisor to Australia’s largest mortgage aggregator, Liberty Financial, and she commenced her career in private practice at renowned boutique firm Pointon Partners.
Kate is Chairman of the board of Caulfield Park Bendigo Bank. She has served on a number of not-for-profits boards, including Alola Australia and Project Deborah, and is a Past Convenor of Victorian Women Lawyers (2010-2011) and a Past President of Australian Women Lawyers (2012-2013). Kate served as an elected Councillor in the City of Glen Eira from 2005-2008.
Passionate about social media and blogging, Kate is a frequent tweeter and a regular columnist for the popular online magazine Women’s Agenda, along with various leading online publications, including Smart Company and Domain.
Kate is a proud member of the Law Institute of Victoria, the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Victorian Women Lawyers, the National Council of Jewish Women, Friends of the Holocaust Centre and the Australian Breastfeeding Association.
Kate holds Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Monash University.
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