Katherine Temple

LinkedinSenior Associate

Katherine re-joined the team at Holley Nethercote in January 2022.  Katherine has previously worked for ASIC and a community legal centre specialising in consumer advocacy.  She has experience in credit law, competition and consumer law, and financial services law.

Admitted to Practice


Key Areas of Expertise

  • Consumer Credit Law
  • Financial Services Law
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Regulatory Liaison

Career Achievements

  • Katherine was previously the Director of Policy and Campaigns for a consumer advocacy organisation, leading a team of legal and policy experts who contributed to significant reforms in credit and financial services law in recent years.
  • Katherine has regularly appeared in the media to discuss consumer law and finance issues, including the Australian Financial Review, 7.30 Report and A Current Affair.
  • Katherine has been a member of various panels and forums, including ASIC’s Consumer Advisory Panel and CBA’s Community Council.


  • Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Flinders University)
  • Bachelor of International Studies (Flinders University)

Favourite Quote

The time is always right to do what is right.”  – Martin Luther King Jr

My Thoughts

Consumer Data Right access expanded to ‘trusted advisers’

05 Apr 2022

Important changes have been made to the Consumer Data Right (CDR) Rules that enable ‘trusted advisers’ to access consumer data via the CDR regime, including suitably accredited financial advisers, lawyers, qualified accountants and mortgage brokers.…