Caroline Dawes

Bar Roll: 2018 Admitted: 2013
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Caroline practices primarily in commercial law.  Her key experience includes complex contractual disputes, franchising, trade practices and consumer law and property disputes across a range of industries.

Before coming to the bar, Caroline gained experience as a commercial litigator at MinterEllison and HWL Ebsworth Lawyers.  In that capacity, she ran matters in all Victorian courts, the Federal Court and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, acted at mediations, undertook significant pleading and advice work and appeared in various jurisdictions.

Caroline has been working in commercial litigation since January 2008. Prior to being at HWL Ebsworth and MinterEllison, Caroline was the Associate to His Honour Judge Anderson, Judge in Charge of the County Court’s Commercial List for nearly 5 years (2008 to 2012).  Between November 2012 and March 2013, Caroline was interned to Judge Khalida Rachid Khan of the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands.

Caroline is reading with Renee Enbom.  Her senior mentor is Wendy Harris QC.

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

CommercialConsumer CreditCorporationsEquity & TrustsFranchise Law

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master of Laws (Juris Doctor)
Bachelor of Arts
Diploma of Creative Arts

Caroline Dawes

Bar Roll: 2018 Admitted: 2013
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Profile

Caroline practices primarily in commercial law.  Her key experience includes complex contractual disputes, franchising, trade practices and consumer law and property disputes across a range of industries.

Before coming to the bar, Caroline gained experience as a commercial litigator at MinterEllison and HWL Ebsworth Lawyers.  In that capacity, she ran matters in all Victorian courts, the Federal Court and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, acted at mediations, undertook significant pleading and advice work and appeared in various jurisdictions.

Caroline has been working in commercial litigation since January 2008. Prior to being at HWL Ebsworth and MinterEllison, Caroline was the Associate to His Honour Judge Anderson, Judge in Charge of the County Court’s Commercial List for nearly 5 years (2008 to 2012).  Between November 2012 and March 2013, Caroline was interned to Judge Khalida Rachid Khan of the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands.

Caroline is reading with Renee Enbom.  Her senior mentor is Wendy Harris QC.

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

CommercialConsumer CreditCorporationsEquity & TrustsFranchise Law

Cases

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

Master of Laws (Juris Doctor)
Bachelor of Arts
Diploma of Creative Arts