Caitlin Dwyer

Admitted:
10 Sep 2013
Bar:
26 Oct 2017
Location:
Room 0928, Gorman Chambers,
Level 9 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Caitlin accepts briefs in all areas of criminal and common law. 

Before coming to the Bar, Caitlin worked for almost four years as a solicitor advocate in crime. She appeared in contested committals, contested hearings, bail applications, pleas and all types of mention hearings. She also has significant experience instructing on trials at both an exclusively private firm and a legal aid panel firm.

Prior to practice, Caitlin was Associate to The Honourable Justice Lasry of the Supreme Court of Victoria. She also worked as a Supreme Court researcher with a specific focus on common law, working on matters such as the Kilmore East bushfires and the City of Casey tip litigation. 

Caitlin graduated with first class honours in law and won numerous prizes including in Criminal Law, Evidence and Constitutional Law. Her first role out of law school was at the International Criminal Court where she was tasked with drafting submissions on a new point of law. She subsequently co-authored a book chapter on that topic.

Caitlin is reading with David Sexton and her senior mentor is George Georgiou SC.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Appellate
Common Law
Criminal Law
Defamation
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
International Law
Public Law & Administrative Law

Profile1

Caitlin accepts briefs in all areas of criminal and common law. 

Before coming to the Bar, Caitlin worked for almost four years as a solicitor advocate in crime. She appeared in contested committals, contested hearings, bail applications, pleas and all types of mention hearings. She also has significant experience instructing on trials at both an exclusively private firm and a legal aid panel firm.

Prior to practice, Caitlin was Associate to The Honourable Justice Lasry of the Supreme Court of Victoria. She also worked as a Supreme Court researcher with a specific focus on common law, working on matters such as the Kilmore East bushfires and the City of Casey tip litigation. 

Caitlin graduated with first class honours in law and won numerous prizes including in Criminal Law, Evidence and Constitutional Law. Her first role out of law school was at the International Criminal Court where she was tasked with drafting submissions on a new point of law. She subsequently co-authored a book chapter on that topic.

Caitlin is reading with David Sexton and her senior mentor is George Georgiou SC.

Committee Memberships

  • (Ordinary Members) Women Barristers' Association