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Katharine Kemp

Dr Katharine Kemp is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney. She convenes the postgraduate course, "Financial Law and Regulation in the Age of Fintech" and lectures Contracts at UNSW Law.  

Katharine is the Co-Leader of the "Data as a Source of Market Power" research stream for The Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation.  

Before joining the faculty, Katharine was a Research Fellow on the UNSW Digital Financial Services Research Team; conducting in-depth research into the regulation of digital financial services in developing countries. She has also practised as a commercial lawyer, barrister and consulted to the Competition Commission of South Africa.  

Katharine’s research focuses on competition law, consumer protection and data privacy in financial services regulation. She completed her PhD on the topic "Misuse of Market Power: Rationale and Reform", for which she received the UNSW Law PhD Excellence Award and was appointed as Garth Nettheim Doctoral Teaching Fellow in 2015. 

Visit Katharine’s faculty page for more information and watch her talk ‘Rebuilding data privacy from the ground up’ in this video recorded live at UNSOMNIA (2019).