Caite has over 24 years of experience in succession law in Queensland, as a Barrister, a Solicitor and an active member of the legal community as a Presenter, Author, Chair, Board Member and Committee Member.

Career Profile

Since September 2011
Practice at the Private Bar, Brisbane

February 2008 – September 2011
Senior Associate, McInnes Wilson Lawyers

26 May 2006 -February 2008
Senior Lawyer with de Groots, Wills and Estate Lawyers

14 May 2001 – 26 May 2006
Senior Associate with Hawthorn Cuppaidge and Badgery.  Primary Areas of Practice: Commercial Litigation, Insolvency, Estate Litigation

16 July 2001
Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland

June 1994 – May 2001
Private practice at the Brisbane Bar

6 June 1994
Admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland

 

Awards

2018 – Doyle’s List – preeminent junior counsel (Australia) in wills and estate litigation

2018 – Doyle’s List – preeminent junior counsel (Qld) in wills and estate litigation

2017 – Doyle’s List – preeminent junior counsel (Australia) in wills and estate litigation

2017 – Doyle’s List – preeminent junior counsel (Qld) in wills and estate litigation

2016 – Doyle’s List – preeminent junior counsel (Qld) in wills and estate litigation

2015 – Doyle’s List – leading junior counsel (Qld) in wills and estate litigation

2009 – Highest Achievement Award – QLS Specialist Accreditation (Succession)

2013 – STEP Founder’s Award for Outstanding Achievement

Qualifications

2018 – Bond University mediation course 

2014 – Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Course “Risk Issues for Directors”

2009– QLS Specialist Accreditation (Succession Law)

1999 – Master of Laws, QUT

1994 – Bar Practice Course

1993– Bachelor of Laws, QUT