Katie is an experienced workplace lawyer and civil litigator, representing Commonwealth Government and private sector clients.
Katie advises on workplace issues, including employee entitlements, negotiating and interpreting enterprise agreements, executive employment contracts, and transfer of business issues. She has particular expertise in employment-related litigation, including unfair dismissal, discrimination, adverse action, right of entry, sham contracting proceedings, and enforcement of minimum workplace standards.
Katie is regularly appointed by employers to conduct investigations into alleged misconduct and public interest disclosures.
Katie also has extensive experience in a broad range of litigation matters, including contractual, joint venture and property disputes, misleading and deceptive conduct claims, workplace injury, insurance, debt recovery.
Katie has represented corporate and government clients before the Fair Work Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission and State and Federal Courts. As part of this practice, she advises on strategy and procedure in litigation, including in the context of the Commonwealth Government’s model litigant policy.
Katie’s experience includes: