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Katie Kempthorne

Katie Kempthorne

Senior Associate (Country Qualified: New Zealand)

Senior Associate (Country Qualified: New Zealand)
Katie Kempthorne

Katie Kempthorne specialises in planning and environmental law including all planning, environmental and consenting aspects of energy and commercial real estate development, projects and transactions.

  • Horizon Nuclear Power in connection with the planning and environmental consenting for the development of a new nuclear power station at Wylfa, Wales.
  • Canary Wharf Group in the development of a mixed use scheme on a 7.3 acre site at North Quay and its ongoing development aspects of its Wood Wharf site.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Otago (BA) 2009
  • University of Otago (Bachelor of Laws) 2009
  • Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand 2011
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2016

Awards and citations

  • "Katie Kempthorne is very client-friendly and produces excellent quality work to tight timelines."
    Legal 500 2019
  • ‘Katie Kempthorne – an outstanding senior associate who is knowledgeable, tireless and a pleasure to work with.’
    Legal 500 2021
  • "Associate Katie Kempthorne is 'a superstar'."
    Legal 500 2018