Caitlin Hadlee

Special Counsel

Caitlin admires the power of intellectual property to incentivise creative talent and reward ideas that make the world a cooler place to live in.  She is also fascinated by the value in reputation and branding and enjoys assisting clients to understand their rights and resolve disputes through litigation and alternative channels.  Caitlin has a particular interest in copyright infringement, defamation and contractual disputes and aims to make the litigation process as stress-free as it can be for her clients.  

Having worked in law firms both large and small and focused on litigation for most of her career, Caitlin has dealt with a wide range of disputes relating to intellectual property, media law, negligence, contract, competition and company law, appearing for clients in Courts ranging from the District Court to the Court of Appeal.


BA, LLB (Hons)


New Zealand 2003


Hudson Gavin Martin | 2020
Lee Salmon Long | 2004 - 2020
Bell Gully | 2002 - 2004

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