Having been called to the Bar in 2001, after admission as a solicitor in 1998, Dr Katter is retained in commercial litigation and administrative law matters, being particularly experienced in resource, infrastructure, building and revenue litigation and arbitrations.
Since 2005 he has been a building and construction industry payments adjudicator as to Queensland and is a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors panel senior adjudicator as to New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, the Northern Territory, the Australian Capital Territory and Tasmania. He is on the Resolution Institute panel as to Tasmania and is a panel member with the Hong Kong Institute of Construction Adjudicators.
Dr Katter is a mediator, accredited by the Resolution Institute.
Since 2015 he has been on the Panel of Arbitrators (Secondary) of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.
Prior to commencing as a Barrister, 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 and the Yale School of Management, was awarded the Clive Gard Scholarship by the Harvard Club of Australia and has a doctorate in law.