Bridget has worked on a number of high profile matters including multi-faceted and sensitive restructures, employment litigation in state and federal jurisdictions and strategic industrial relations disputes and negotiations. She works with clients across the finance, retail, health, construction, energy and resources and not-for-profit sectors.
She is regarded for her practical, clear and commercial advice on all aspects of workplace and employment law.
Bridget joined Arnold Bloch Leibler in June 2014 having previously worked with Allens’ commercial litigation team and in-house with the Victorian Department of Education and Training. She was appointed to partner in 2018.
Bridget graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws with Honours, and is currently completing her Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne.
Bridget’s practice spans advisory work and litigation, and includes:
- strategic workplace planning and change management
- employment litigation and dispute resolution
- engagement and dismissal of employees, including anti-discrimination and equal opportunity considerations
- terms and conditions of employment, including contracts of employment, executive employment and remuneration, the enforcement of post-termination restraints and the protection of confidential information and intellectual property
- industrial disputes, enterprise bargaining, and union relationship management
- advice and strategy in respect to annual remuneration reports
- workplace policies, procedures and compliance
- workplace investigations, including dealings with the Ombudsman, and
- employment aspects in commercial transactions.
Bridget is a member of the Industrial Relations Society of Victoria.