Bianca is an Associate in our Commercial Litigation group who specialises in employment law and industrial relations.

Bianca has 6 years PQE and is focused on achieving good commercial outcomes and building long lasting relationships with clients.

She has acted for both employees and employers and specialises in all areas of employment law with particular expertise in terminations of employment, unfair dismissal, general protections and discrimination claims. She also has extensive experience in advising employers in relation to bullying claims, workplace investigations, restraint obligations, redundancies, award and enterprise agreement interpretation, employment contracts and workplace policies.

Bianca’s most recent experience includes advising predominately corporate clients across a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, retail, education, building and construction, insurance, government and professional services. Clients value Bianca’s friendly disposition and pragmatic approach.

She is also a passionate advocate who is well traversed in managing disputes and litigation in the employment and workplace health and safety arena. She regularly defends and represents clients at conciliations in the Fair Work Commission, the VEOHRC and the AHREOC and mediations in the Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and VCAT.

On the weekend, Bianca will often be found enjoying brunch with her husband and son. Bianca otherwise enjoys travelling, cooking, spending time with family and frequenting the shops.

Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one’s ability to persuade
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Qualifications & Industry Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws (with Honours), Monash University
  • Bachelor of International Relations (major in Mandarin), La Trobe University

Articles by this author

View All
Employment Law

‘R E S P E C T’- find out what it means…..for employers

On 8 April 2021 the government publicly endorsed recommendations of the Respect@Work Report, commissioned by the Sex...
Read More
Employment Law / Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Deliveroo decision creates chaos in the ‘Gig Economy’ as law struggles to keep up

Up until recently, businesses have relied upon ‘gig’ workers being able to be classified as independent contractors...
Read More
Employment Law

Snap lock down without JobKeeper, what happens now?

Businesses are no longer able to rely upon JobKeeper to keep their businesses and staff afloat and are left wondering...
Read More
Employment Law

Does anyone other than HR know about your workplace policies?

  What are policies and why does my business need them A workplace policy outlines a company or organisation’s...
Read More
Employment Law

When can I direct an employee to get the COVID-19 jab and what can I do if they refuse?

FWO further guidance The FWO has now provided further guidance in relation to when it is lawful and reasonable for an...
Read More
Employment Law

Can an employer force an employee to get the COVID-19 jab?

This question is topical given recent discussions around the roll out of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Australia and...
Read More