Dr Dominic Henley Katter


Dr Dominic Katter is a barrister-at-law, mediator, adjudicator and arbitrator.  He has a commercial and administrative law practice at the private Bar.  Dr Katter was called to the Bar in 2001, further to admission as a solicitor in 1998.

Dr Katter is a Fellow and a member of the Panel of Arbitrators (Secondary) of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

Since 2014 Dr Katter has been a sessional member of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Prior to commencing as a Barrister in 2001, he was articled at Corrs Chambers Westgarth Lawyers, was the Research Officer to the Court of Appeal of Queensland and subsequently the Associate to the Honourable Justice I. D. F. Callinan AC of the High Court of Australia.

Dr Katter is a graduate of Cambridge University where he was a Wakefield Scholar, an alumni of the Harvard Business School, was awarded the Clive Gard Scholarship by the Harvard Club of Australia and has a doctorate in law.


  • Katter and Gordon, QCAT Practice and Procedure
  • Katter, Gordon and Andersen, Civil Procedure in Papua New Guinea
  • Griffin and Katter, Criminal Procedure in Papua New Guinea

Awards & Recognition

  • Wakefield Scholarship, University of Cambridge
  • Clive Gard Scholarship, Harvard Club of Australia
  • Fellow, Cambridge Commonwealth Society
  • Honorary Fellow of the Australian Catholic University
  • Bursary, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust
Areas of expertise
Practice and Procedure
Academic Qualifications
BA(Government), LLB, LLM(Qld); MPhil(Cantab); GDipMilLaw(Melb); GDipAdvMilLaw(Merit)(ANU); SJD(QUT); PLDA(Harv), psac, FSIArb, MCIArb, PRIMed,Adj
Professional Contact
35 West Chambers, Level 35 Santos Place, 32 Turbot Street Brisbane Queensland 4000