Caitlin Dwyer

Caitlin Dwyer

  • Admitted: 2013
  • Bar: 2017


Gorman Chambers
Room 928, Level 9
460 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000


Caitlin accepts briefs in all areas of criminal and administrative law. 

Caitlin has been involved as a junior in multiple pieces of large scale litigation including the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants.  She also appears unled in trials, pleas, and bail applications.

Prior to practice, Caitlin worked as a solicitor advocate in both private and legal aid panel firms.  She was also Associate to The Honourable Justice Lasry of the Supreme Court of Victoria. 


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.

Recent Cases

  • Chenhall v DPP (Cth) [2021] VSCA 175
  • DPP v Eshan Hansen (a pseudonym) [2020] VSCA 307
  • Mareangareu v The Queen [2019] VSCA 101
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