Caite has practised for over 20 years as both a barrister and a solicitor – more than 8 years exclusively in estate and trust litigation.
She is Queensland Law Society (QLS) accredited specialist in succession law and sits on the QLS Succession Law Specialist Accreditation Advisory Committee, which oversees the biennial specialist accreditation process (including setting and marking assessment).
She is the immediate past chair of the Queensland Branch of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), a worldwide professional body with more than 18,000 members in over 80 countries. She remains on the Qld Branch Committee. In 2013 Caite received the prestigious STEP Founder’s Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Caite is also a member of the QLS Succession Law Committee, which carries out a wide range of functions including policy and legislative recommendations and reform.
She is a regular presenter at seminars on succession law issues.
Her particular interests are in contentious probate matters, will construction and rectification cases and informal will applications.
For a more comprehensive summary of Caite’s professional life, including cases, visit her website: http://caitebrewer.com.au
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Please note that Caite only accepts briefs from solicitors, law firms, government agencies or trustee companies and does not accept direct access briefs from the general public. If you are a member of the general public, Caite can recommend a solicitor for your particular problem (email Caite), or you can use the “Find a Solicitor” function on the Queensland Law Society Website (www.qls.com.au). Please then have your solicitor contact Caite to discuss your matter further.