Caitlin McConnel | Senior Associate & Farmer
Clayton Utz & Cressbrook Station Pastoral

Caitlin McConnel, Senior Associate & Farmer, Clayton Utz & Cressbrook Station Pastoral

Get ready for an exciting journey with Caitlin, a legal dynamo and sixth-generation farmer, at Solar and Storage. Join her as she unveils the captivating intersection of law and innovation in agrivoltaics, promising a greener, more sustainable future. 

A bit about Caitlin:
Caitlin is a Senior Associate in the Agribusiness & Food and Environment & Sustainable Development teams at Clayton Utz, specialising in agriculture & food legislation, ESG investment opportunities & risks, natural capital markets, and agrivoltaics. She has a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne, and in March 2020 was recognised as one of the top 50 early-career lawyers in Australia as an Australasian Lawyer Rising Star.  

In conjunction with her role at Clayton Utz, Caitlin is a sixth-generation farmer (beef cattle, pastured eggs & agrivoltaics), a volunteer non-executive director / committee member on various national agricultural bodies, and a 2024 Zanda McDonald Award finalist. She is recognised as a young leader and top agribusiness professional in Australia, advocating on issues pertaining to youth in agriculture, food security, and mental health & wellness.


Day 2 @ 13:25

An overview of potential legal and practical considerations integral to implementing agrivoltaics in existing business operations

Day 2 @ 13:50

PANEL: Agricultural resilience: Challenges and opportunities in integrating solar with farming practices

last published: 23/Apr/24 08:35 GMT

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