PROFILE

Full Name: Caitlin Dwyer
Email: cdwyer@vicbar.com.au
Phone:+61 3 9225 7777
Mobile:0421 174 408
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 1104
Date of Admission: 10 Sep 2013
Called to the Bar: 26 Oct 2017

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.


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Areas of Practice

Common Law/Personal Injury

Public/Administrative

Criminal

Appellate

  • Criminal Appeals

Inquests/Inquiries

  • Commissions and other inquiries
  • Coronial Inquests


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