As a Practice Group Leader working within the Class Actions team, Kaitlin has a demonstrated track-record of delivering positive outcomes for clients in complex large-scale litigation, since beginning her career in the team as a paralegal in 2012.
Kaitlin practices predominantly in complex commercial class action litigation, on behalf of thousands of shareholders, often on cases involving high-profile defendants such as Newcrest Mining Ltd (settled in 2016 for $36 million) and Billabong International Ltd (settled in 2016 for $45 million).
Kaitlin also has extensive experience investigating and commencing shareholder class action litigation, most recently in relation to issued proceedings against Spotless Group Holdings Ltd and Bellamy’s Australia Ltd, and the proposed proceeding against Brambles Ltd.
Kaitlin is passionate about increasing access to justice and increasing the number of female barristers briefed in commercial litigation and, to this end, coordinates Slater and Gordon’s involvement in the Law Council of Australia’s Equitable Briefing Policy.
Professional Qualifications and Admissions
- Admitted, Supreme Court of Victoria
- Admitted, High Court of Australia
- Juris Doctor
- Bachelor of Arts
- 2012 - Present, Slater and Gordon
Memberships and Associations
- Victorian Women Lawyers
- Law Institute of Victoria
- WestJustice Employment Law Service