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Caitlin Waldron

LLB (Hons), BBus(Accy)

Senior Associate - Brisbane

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution & Litigation


Caitlin specialises in commercial disputes like intellectual property, corporate, insolvency, property, leasing, defamation and competition and consumer disputes.

Caitlin has recently worked as an in-house legal counsel for a global beauty brand and advised on matters in relation to marketing/advertising claims, intellectual property matters, key company contracts, cyber security and privacy issues.


Examples of Caitlin’s experience include acting and advising:


  • parties in a large, complex mining joint venture dispute in the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • a large Gold Coast property developer in the High Court of Australia in construing conditions of a development approval
  • a commercial client and its employee in defending a misuse of confidential information proceeding in the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • about various defamation matters for individuals in traditional and digital media.

Competition and consumer

  • a large property developer in the Federal Court of Australia concerning a multi-stage mixed-use development on the Gold Coast in relation to a claim for misleading or deceptive conduct
  • a client in the Supreme Court of South Australia in connection with misleading or deceptive conduct.


  • minority shareholders in Supreme Court of Queensland proceedings and Federal Court of Australia proceedings seeking orders for the winding up of a company on “just and equitable” grounds and on grounds of oppression and unfair conduct
  • administrators and liquidators including for the recovery of loans and preference payments.

Intellectual property

  • a large Queensland builder for infringement of copyright in building plans
  • in various trademark infringement matters.

Property and leasing

  • a local government authority in the District Court of Queensland for the recovery of payments owed under a lease
  • statutory trustees in a Supreme Court of Queensland proceeding appointed as statutory trustees for sale of a commercial property.


22 April 2024 - Knowledge

ACCC cracks down on misleading consumer guarantees and return rights for faulty goods

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Competition & Consumer Law

Recent ACCC enforcement action taken against brands highlights the importance of ensuring your business complies with consumer guarantee rights under the ACL and your obligations to refund, repair or replace faulty items.

11 April 2024 - Knowledge

Eyewear retailer should have taken a closer look at their marketing settings

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Data & Privacy

We look at recent action taken by ACMA against eyewear retailer Luxottica for breaching Australian Spam laws and highlight simple errors businesses should be aware of to avoid large fines.