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Sally in 60 seconds

Sally is an experienced employment lawyer who specialises in all aspects of workplace relations and safety law. She is also an experienced litigator.

Sally has extensive experience delivering practical and strategic advice to government and private sector employers on the full range of workplace issues including:

  • industrial relations such as negotiating awards and enterprise agreements, managing industrial disputes and advising on the interpretation of awards and agreements
  • discipline & performance management, including separation management arising from misconduct, poor performance or restructures
  • work health & safety, including defending prosecutions, developing safety management systems and conducting training
  • governance & compliance including developing legislative compliance frameworks and obligation registers
  • statutory inquiries, including instructing counsel at the Independent Commission Against Corruption
  • discrimination, including investigating complaints and defending employers who are the subject of formal complaints in the NSW Anti-Discrimination Board or the Australian Human Rights Commission
  • privacy such as workplace surveillance.

Sally is an experienced litigator and is confident managing all aspects of litigation including interviewing witnesses, drafting affidavits and submissions, attending conciliations and mediations and appearing in tribunals or courts.

Her past experience includes working in-house for a large NSW Government organisation. This gives Sally a unique insight and understanding of the complex issues faced by government employers.


  • LLB (First Class Hons)
    B Comm

Sally's Recent Insights

Managing sexual harassment in modern Australian workplaces – what's changed?

  • 08 Jun 2017

Recently we presented to a full room of clients on managing sexual harassment in modern Australian workplaces. It is an issue that has their attention and is being taken very seriously.What has cha...

Terminating employment – ensure you state the date

  • 15 Mar 2017

The Fair Work Commission confirmed notice of termination to an employee must clearly specify the date termination takes effect. This was determined in the recent decision of Duggan v Metropolitan F...

ICAC, procedural fairness & misfeasance in public office

  • 30 Sep 2016

Edward Moses Obeid Sr v David Andrew Ipp [2016] NSWSC 1376 (Obeid v Ipp) concerns the rights that must be afforded to persons affected by investigative or judicial proceedings, and decisions of pub...

Review of the ICAC following the Cuneen decision

  • 08 Sep 2015

8 September 2015In our earlier Insight we reviewed the High Court's decision in ICAC v Cunneen [2015] HCA 13. In that decision, the High Court effectively constrained the ICAC's jurisdictio...