CATRIONA MACLEOD

Qualifications

BA (Hons), LLB (Hons) (Mur)

Director: Cullen Macleod 2010 - Present

Professional/Business Associations
  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Women Lawyers of WA
  • South Perth chapter of Business Network International
Legal Expertise/Specialisation

Catriona's practice centres on hospitality and liquor licensing advice and representation, commercial and corporate litigation, with emphasis on the areas of construction and property, trade practices and franchising disputes.

Catriona regularly represents clients in all jurisdictions, with particular emphasis on the Supreme and District Courts, the Western Australian State Administrative Tribunal and the Building Commission. Her experience spans all levels of representation, including proceedings at appellate level and extensive experience in actions under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA).

Catriona is involved with a number of professional and community organisations including:

  • Law Society Access to Justice Committee
  • B-Attitudes Inc, a not for profit organisation

Her recent experience includes:

  • Advising and acting on behalf of construction companies during disputes, including successfully defeating multiple Construction Contracts Act applications for adjudication
  • Defending home-owners in claims brought against them by builders both in the Supreme Court and under the Construction Contracts Act
  • Representing franchisees and franchisors in various Supreme and District Court actions
  • Advising and acting in disputes relating to the sale and purchase of businesses, breach of franchise agreements and misrepresentation
  • Breach of restraint of trade in employment law
  • Termination of employment disputes including unfair dismissal/adverse action/discrimination claims

Catriona Macleod

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