Bridget has a particular focus on employment litigation, discrimination law and advising on terms and conditions of employment, terminations and redundancies. She acts for clients across various industry sectors, including finance, retail, health, construction, energy and resources and not-for-profit.
Prior to joining Arnold Bloch Leibler in 2014, Bridget undertook a seven-month secondment with the Victorian Department of Education and Training, in the Workplace, Discrimination and Disputes Unit. During this time, Bridget worked on high profile litigation spanning the fields of discrimination, industrial relations and complex employment arrangements. Bridget has previously worked in the Commercial Litigation team at Allens and was involved in a large class action, smaller corporate litigation and a range of discrimination disputes in both the public and private sector.
Bridget graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws with Honours. She is currently completing her Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne.
Bridget’s practice spans advisory work and litigation, and includes:
- complex employment litigation and dispute resolution;
- strategic workplace planning and change management;
- discrimination and equal employment opportunity;
- engagement and termination of employees;
- 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 bargaining, disputes and relationship management;
- workplace policies, procedures and compliance; and
- workplace investigations, including dealings with the Fair Work Ombudsman, Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate and WorkSafe.
Bridget is a member of the Industrial Relations Society of Victoria.