Scarlet in 60 seconds
Scarlet is a highly experienced employment lawyer who advises her clients across the full range of issues that arise in the workplace. She is a recognised leader in the area of OHS, and is Best Lawyers' 2016 Sydney Occupational Health & Safety Law "Lawyer of the Year".
Over the past 15 years, Scarlet has specialised in work health and safety (WHS). As a former prosecutor at the WorkCover Authority of NSW, she provides her clients with a unique insight into compliance with WHS laws and defending WHS prosecutions. Scarlet is skilled in providing practical strategies for managing WHS risks.
Scarlet is an accomplished litigator and has defended various large corporations, government agencies and individuals charged with breaches of the WHS Law. She is experienced in responding to requests from Regulators and provides committed support to clients being investigated for breaches of safety laws, including carrying out detailed investigations into workplace incidents and representing her clients at coronial inquests.
Scarlet also provides front-end WHS advice, including the development and implementation of safety management systems and due diligence frameworks, designed to achieve compliance with the WHS Laws. She frequently conducts training for directors and managers which focuses on the practical measures required to meet both corporate and individual safety responsibilities.
Scarlet often speaks at conferences and seminars on developments and trends in WHS and employment law.