Katherine is a Special Counsel in the Workplace Relations and Safety Group at HWL Ebsworth. Katherine has nearly 20 years’ experience in workplace relations the majority of which has been in private practice advising employer clients. She is an experienced litigator and advocate, including appearances before the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission on a number of occasions. She is highly regarded as a lawyer by peers and clients alike.
Katherine has a breadth of practical experience, including working as a union industrial officer, within government and on a long term secondment for a large employer in the vehicle industry. She draws on that experience to provide effective, practical advice. Her clients value her ability to ‘walk’ with them and manage issues with an in-house feel, as well as providing technically astute advice and strategic advice when it is needed.
Katherine works across a range of industries, with significant experience in the food and beverages sector, disability services, construction and manufacturing.
Katherine’s recent experience includes advising: