Caitlin is an associate with our litigation group in Halifax. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Acadia University and her law degree from Dalhousie. Caitlin practices commercial litigation and construction law. In addition to her practice areas, Caitlin has a keen interest in institutional governance and has served on several boards and committees in that respect. She has been an annual course instructor on the law of bidding and tendering for the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) since 2014.
Caitlin has dealt with disputes during all phases of construction projects, from bidding and tendering to real-time change orders and schedule impacts, liens, and post-project impact and delay claims. She has acted for owners, general contractors, and subcontractors alike, advising clients on claims ranging from $10,000 to over $100 million.
Caitlin also assists on, and manages, a variety of commercial dispute files with our complex commercial litigation practitioners. Caitlin is experienced in all levels of court in Nova Scotia, as well as domestic and international arbitrations and mediations.
- Successfully defended individual client against interlocutory injunction sought by corporate former employer:D.B. Kenney Fisheries (2014) Limited v Donald Ross and Harbour Authority of Westhead Association (Hfx No. 445433)
- Successfully represented corporate defendant in negligence/bailment claim: Joshua Byers v MacKay’s Auto & Custom Limited (SCCH No. 44 7370)
- Successfully defended corporate client in multi-million dollar alleged breach of contract claim: C&C Technologies International Inc v McGregor Geoscience Limited, 2016 NSSC 55
- Successfully pursued breach of contract claim for individual professional client: Millennium Commercial Realty Ltd v Scothorn Back Forty Farms Ltd, 2017 NSSC 115
- Successfully argued question of law in favour of general contractor disputing half-million dollar Builders’ Lien Act claim: Liteco v Nova Scotia (Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal), 2017 NSSC 304
- Successfully proved fraudulent misrepresentation and oppression in multi-shareholder litigation: Gallagher Holdings Limited v Unison Resources Incorporated, 2018 NSSC 251
- Nova Scotia (2015)
- Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law
- Acadia University (BA Honours, 2011)
- Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law (JD, 2014)
Law Society Memberships
- Canadian Bar Association
- Nova Scotia Barristers' Society