Sue has over 25 years experience as a lawyer, the majority in workplace relations. She has acted for clients across a broad range of industries including healthcare, banking and finance, recruitment, retail and professional services.

Sue speaks regularly on a variety of workplace topics including the prevention and management of mental health issues in the workplace which she is passionate about. Sue is focused on supporting her clients to find robust, pragmatic and commercial solutions and strategies. She is described in the 2017 Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a “first rate lawyer with an engaging manner”. Clients have also  described Sue as approachable, responsive, practical and tenacious.

"I always strive to achieve the best possible outcome for my clients – whatever that may mean – and break down the complexity of an increasingly regulated area of law".

Significant matters

Multi-national finance sector client – restructuring across many brands; board and senior executive WHS training; enterprise bargaining; investigations; and defence of litigation.

Local government funded healthcare bodies – transfer of business, restructuring and redundancy advice and suite of contracts for new entities incorporating requirements of Commonwealth government funding.

Multi-national retail client – investigation into and advice on international CEO misconduct, management of termination of employment.

Bachelor of Law, University of New South Wales

Bachelor of Commerce, University of New South Wales

Member, The Law Society of New South Wales

  • Advising on restructuring/transfer of business
  • Bullying, Discrimination & Harassment
  • Employment contracts/ policies
  • Industrial Relations
  • Investigations
  • Litigation
  • Managing mental health issues in the workplace
  • Senior executive issues
  • Termination advice

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