205 William Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Telephone: 0412 026 531
03 9225 8480
Admitted to Practice: 8 August 1997 – Supreme Court (Tasmania)
Signed Bar Roll: 29 April 2004
Also admitted to: Supreme Court (Victoria)
Annette Kaitinis was admitted to practice in Tasmania and Victoria in 1997 and signed the Bar Roll in April 2004. Prior to being admitted, Annette was an Associate to the late Honourable Justice Peter Underwood of the Supreme Court of Tasmania (and the former Governor of Tasmania).
Annette commenced her career in litigation at Corrs Chambers Westgarth in Melbourne and in 2001 was appointed a senior associate. She worked on a wide range of commercial matters including contractual disputes, Corporations Law, public liability, trade practices, insurance, local government planning and building control and financial securities litigation.
In 2004 Annette left private practice and commenced practising at the Victorian Bar. In 2010 Annette left the Victorian Bar and was appointed special counsel at Gadens managing a Banking and Finance practice specialising in back end security enforcement, possession and mortgagee sales. Annette returned to the Bar in 2011.
Since signing the Bar Roll Annette has appeared in most jurisdictions such as the Magistrates' Court, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, County Court, Supreme Court, Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia.
Annette is also completing a Master of Laws (LLM) and has studied subjects focusing on Corporations Law such as Shareholder Remedies, Insolvency and Restructuring, Financial Services and Managed Investment Schemes.
Since 2004 Annette has been an instructor at the Leo Cussen Institute teaching advocacy, enforcement and civil procedure.
Memberships and Associations:
- Litigation Committee – Law Society of Tasmania
- Pro Bono Committee – Law Society of Tasmania
- Board Member – MADE (Mature Artists Dance Experience)
- Pro Bono Legal Representative – Palm Oil Investigations
Areas of Practice:
- Banking and Finance
- Building and Construction
- Commercial Law
- Corporations and Securities
- Planning and Local Government
- Consumer Law
- Defacto and Relationship Law