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Independent Contracting - Luis Izzo - ABLA
Luis oversees ABLA's Sydney Workplace Relations practice and has over a decade’s experience practicing as a specialist employment and industrial relations lawyer acting for a broad range of employers across both the private and public sector.
IR & Discrimination in the Age of the Pandemic - Kellie Edwards- Barrister, Denhams
A large proportion of Kellie’s practice is in the various employment and discrimination jurisdictions. Kellie also accepts briefs in administrative, trade practices, common law, and restraint of trade cases. She is a qualified arbitrator and mediator and has appeared in coronial inquiries
Underpayment of Employee Entitlements - Jane Seymour - Barrister, St James
Jane has specialised in employment, industrial relations and discrimination law for 30 years. She advises and appears in matters in the Fair Work Commission, Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court, Australian Human Rights Commission and NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal. She is an Accredited Mediator and has significant experience representing parties and conducting mediations and conciliations of individual and collective workplace disputes.
General Protections and Dismissals- Penny Thew - Barrister – Greenway
Penny was called to the Bar in 2005 and regularly advises and appears in federal and most state courts and tribunals for corporate, government and individual clients primarily in employment, discrimination and commercial matters.
The Art of Advocacy - PJ Sams - Employment and IR Services
Peter Sams AM was appointed as a Deputy President to Fair Work Australia (as it then was) in 2010 after eleven years as a Deputy President of the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW.
Previously Peter was Secretary of the Labor Council of New South Wales between 1994 and 1998, having served as Industrial Officer, Organiser and Assistant Secretary between 1982 and 1994.
Since leaving the FWC in 2021, Peter Sams launched PJ Sams Employment and IR Services and assists clients with mediations, investigations, EA and dispute negotiations and providing specific and strategic employment and IR advice.
Unfair Dismissals - Tim McDonald - Principal – McCabe Lawyers
Over the last 20 years, Tim advised and represented employers, from a broad range of industries, such as hospitality, health, manufacturing, clerical, banking and finance, transport and logistics, real estate, building and construction, education and mining. These clients include some of Australia’s largest companies.
Sexual Harassment - Persephone Forster - Special Counsel -Kennedys
Persephone is an industrial and employment law specialist, her expertise covers the full spectrum of employment and workplace issues.
Persephone represents government and private clients across industry sectors including banking, tourism, health, transport and logistics and professional services.
She advises on enterprise bargaining, award and agreement interpretation, managing complex workforce change, dispute resolution, the extra-territorial application of Australian employment law, protecting data and intellectual property, enforcing restraints of trade, payroll tax, engaging independent contractors and mergers and acquisitions.
Workplace Investigations - Matt Robinson - Partner and Solicitor – FCB Lawyers
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