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Katherine Stewart

Senior Associate

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Katherine Stewart

Katherine knows employment law. She loves tackling complex workplace problems and guiding clients through the ever-changing employment law landscape.

About

Katherine is passionate about employment law. She knows that a driving factor of a successful business is the capacity to building strong employment relationships and effectively managing disputes that arise.

Before becoming a lawyer, Katherine was engaged as a Workplace Relations Advisor at a professional association. This ‘on the ground’ experience helped to develop Katherine’s practical approach to resolving complex workplace problems.

As a legal practitioner, Katherine has worked extensively with HR managers, business owners and executives across a diverse range of industries from health to construction. She prides herself on her capacity to think laterally whilst maintaining a keen eye for legal detail.

Katherine holds a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne. She is also involved with the Law Institute of Victoria’s Workplace Relations Committee.

Experience

  • Advising on the restructuring of a multi-site business having regard to industry requirements.
  • Advising on a complex workplace investigation involving inappropriate sexual conduct by an employee.
  • Successfully acting for an employer in an Application for an Order to Stop Bullying and having the matter dismissed before the Fair Work Commission.
  • Advising on numerous complex employee dismissals, including at a CEO level.

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