0426 411 311
Rita is a lawyer with experience across all areas of employment and industrial relations law. Rita joined Workdynamic in 2022 having held senior/specialist roles at a number of law firms and an employer association. Recognised for her dispute resolution skills and ability to problem-solve and combine commercial outcomes with excellent technical advice, she is a seasoned litigator, investigator, and mediator. Rita also has significant industrial relations experience, having acted for employers to negotiate and draft numerous enterprise agreements, as well as resolve industrial and other workplace disputes.
0423 500 416
Gella is a seasoned employment and industrial relations lawyer with over 10 years’ experience. With a Masters in Labour Law and Relations and a background in both private practice and in-house roles, Gella delivers commercial and strategic advice across the full gamut of workplace issues, including Award and payroll compliance, transfer of business, contract and policy development, restraint of trade, enterprise bargaining, restructures, managing ill and injured workers, workplace investigations and executive terminations. She has acted for clients in various state and federal courts and tribunals, and regularly conducts workplace training on discrimination, bullying, sexual harassment and effective grievance resolution. In 2022 and again in 2023, Gella was listed in Doyle’s Guide Employment & WHS Law Rising Stars – New South Wales
0402 181 649
Ena has over 10 years’ experience in all aspects of employment, industrial relations and discrimination law. She acts for and advises a broad range of clients, including employers in the education, health, hospitality, insurance, construction, retail and logistics industries. Ena provides strategic and proactive advice to clients with a focus on early dispute resolution and minimising legal risk. Ena regularly conducts workplace investigations and training for senior executives, managers and employees on all aspects of workplace behaviour.
0478 844 822
Sina is a highly skilled lawyer with over fifteen years of expertise, and has been a Law Society of NSW Accredited Specialist in Employment & Industrial Law since 2013. As Executive Counsel at Workdynamic Australia, Sina provides practical and effective legal advice in relation to a broad range of employment, discrimination, harassment and industrial relations matters. He is adept in conducting complex and sensitive workplace investigations, including bullying, discrimination, sexual harassment and other forms of workplace misconduct.
0430 884 474
With a background in litigation, Lisa joined Workdynamic in 2013. During her tenure thus far, Lisa has conducted investigations on behalf of government departments, major universities, and numerous private sector clients. Lisa has notable experience with issues pertaining to ‘reportable conduct’, having completed 100s of investigations in this area.
0450 077 614
Anicia is a highly skilled legal professional with more than ten years’ experience in workplace investigations, litigation, environmental law and criminal law. She has meaningful experience conducting various types of investigations, including reportable conduct, reportable incident and misconduct investigations. She is an experienced litigator, including conducting matters before the Local Court, District Court, and the Land and Environment Court.
0481 349 281
Jennifer has particular expertise in discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying, grievance & disciplinary issues. She is an accredited mediator and recognised for conducting best practice workplace investigations both in the private and public sector. She has worked as a senior employment law practitioner in private practice and as a solicitor at the NSW Crown Solicitors’ office.
0466 903 355
At Workdynamic Australia, Laura is a specialist investigator. Laura is an experienced commercial lawyer with over 10 years’ post qualification experience, and applies her solid commercial underpinnings and experience to her workplace investigations in the areas of education and child protection. Before joining Workdynamic Australia, Laura worked in government business, publically-listed corporate, and international private practice law firms.
0402 206 394
Anna is an experienced lawyer who has specialised in employment law, industrial relations and workplace investigations since her admission to legal practice in 2011. Anna has successfully assisted clients to navigate a broad range of industrial and employment issues including unfair dismissals, discrimination claims, adverse action, workplace investigations, disciplinary proceedings, restraint of trade, professional registration disputes and various contract issues. As Senior Associate at Workdynamic Australia, Anna has conducted numerous investigations and is often sought after by clients to carry out complex investigations into allegations of bullying and discrimination, sexual harassment, serious misconduct and public interest disclosures.
0438 106 991
Alison has notable experience in workplace investigations and management reviews, particularly in misconduct matters and issues relating to child protection and the protection of vulnerable adults. Alison has advised on workplace matters involving bullying, harassment and discrimination issues in government, corporate, academic, and not-for-profit sectors including religious orders.
0434 863 018
Meryl is an employment law specialist with eleven years of post-qualification experience. She advises clients on all aspects of the employment lifecycle. Meryl has conducted and advised on many complex investigations for corporate and public sector organisations. With a particular interest in workplace diversity, Meryl regularly advises clients on diversity from compliance and best practice perspectives and working with clients to develop strategies to meet their business objectives. Before joining Workdynamic Australia, Meryl headed the national workplace investigations team at global law firm, Dentons.
0434 651 109
Claire has over 12 years’ post qualification experience. She specialises in conducting investigations into student misconduct and workplace bullying and harassment complaints and child protection matters for both government and corporate clients. Claire worked as a Senior Associate at Clayton Utz before joining Workdynamic Australia, where she developed a proficiency in contractual matters and complex contract negotiation.
0413 765 308
With more than a decade of post qualification experience, Maria’s experience spans all areas of employment law, including advising employers during enterprise agreement negotiations, representing employers during litigation, facilitating mediation discussions, and conducting workplace investigations both in the private and public sector. Before commencing at Workdynamic Australia, Maria worked as an Employment Counsel at the ABC.
0410 435 539
Annette has more than 20 years’ post qualification experience conducting private and public sector/statutory investigations within the UK and Australia. For the past 12 years she has focussed on workplace misconduct matters in NSW, working as an investigator, employment tribunal advocate, conciliator and Workplace Standards Advisor before joining Workdynamic Australia as a Senior Associate.
0420 282 034
Prior to joining Workdynamic in 2023, Dru acted for and advised a range of public and private sector clients in her role as a lawyer at Holding Redlich gaining valuable experience in leasing, capital transactions, planning, development and environmental sustainability, wills and estate planning, and construction law.
Dru’s prior experience has proven invaluable in her adaptability and ability to resolve complex problems. Her mature approach has been evident when completing investigations alongside our senior team members into allegations of sexual misconduct, bullying and harassment, academic misconduct and inappropriate misconduct.
0478 753 692
Emma graduated with a conjoint Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Arts from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) in 2019. Since her admission as a solicitor in 2020 she has provided legal advice and undertaken investigations for clients across the public and private sectors. Emma’s experience includes acting for clients in contractual disputes, underpayment claims, and proceedings initiated by the Fair Work Ombudsman. This has included proceedings in the Fair Work Commission, Federal Circuit Court, Industrial Relations Commission, and District Court of NSW. She has also undertaken investigations in relation to alleged workplace bullying and harassment, student misconduct, and public interest disclosures.
0418 257 844
Rebecca is an experienced lawyer and investigator, having conducted a range of investigations for government and corporate clients. Rebecca also has over ten years’ professional experience as a solicitor in banking litigation, insolvency and restructuring at global law firm Dentons, along with a secondment to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in its dispute resolution and investigations team.
0468 662 798
Following her graduation with a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from Macquarie University and completion of the Practical Legal Training, Chloe was admitted as a Legal Practitioner in the Supreme Court of NSW in August 2023. Having been employed at Workdynamic Australia in the role of Paralegal since early-2022, Chloe joins the legal team well acquainted with all aspects of investigations and employment law.
0417 320 741
Along with her legal expertise, Roxanne brings a wide variety of experience working across a broad range of workplace relations matters with clients in both the public and private sector. Roxanne has worked on a number of investigations for both government and private sector clients, and on a wide range of employment law matters. Prior to joining Workdynamic, Roxanne worked as a lawyer in workplace relations, as an Employee Relations Advisor for a federal government body, ran her own registered training organisation, provided workplace coaching and has been in house legal counsel for a small business.
0412 862 070
With more than eight years’ legal experience, Nikki has a background in professional indemnity and general liability defence work. At Workdynamic, Nikki has carried out numerous investigations for public sector clients, specialising in the education sector, and in reportable conduct investigations for Department of Communities and Justice.
0402 354 151
Mirna joins Workdynamic’s Melbourne office as a skilled employment and industrial relations lawyer, having practised solely in this area since her admission in 2018. Mirna has advised clients in the public and private sector across a broad range of industries and is particularly versed in the application of awards and agreements. Mirna has carried out investigations for clients across the education, healthcare and government sectors.
0423 474 568
Annika brings to Workdynamic her exceptional experience as a Forensic Manager at Deloitte Australia. In this role, Annika conducted investigations into financial crime, wage compliance and employee conduct. This experience has proven to be invaluable in her assistance to the senior team at Workdynamic on investigations including allegations of maladministration, conflicts of interest, and unprofessional conduct.
Her analytical approach has been evident in her research and interpretation, and in drafting advice for clients across the private and public sectors
0412 962 070
Before joining Workdynamic Australia, Lisa gained insight into commercial dealings through her 9 years’ business experience. Previously Lisa worked as a Solicitor for Herbert Smith Freehills for almost 4 years specialising in employment law. Lisa currently specialises in reportable conduct investigations for Department of Communities and Justice, and in student misconduct matters for a major university.
0416 145 242
Rochelle is an accomplished practitioner with 11 years’ experience in criminal law before joining Workdynamic in 2018. Rochelle is skilled at distilling complex factual scenarios and reaching well-reasoned findings, and put these skills into practice in investigations on behalf of not-for-profit organisations, and public and private sector clients.
0488 743 361
Dan is a commercially astute lawyer who has specialised in employment and labour relations law and workplace investigations since his admission in 2017. Dan’s experience includes advising on unfair dismissals, adverse action, discrimination claims, and various contract issues. He has represented clients at Local, District, Supreme and Federal Courts, Fair Work Commission, and Australian Human Rights Commission.
0411 838 896
With a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of New South Wales, Wilson is an experienced lawyer and investigator who has specialised in the field of general employment law, workplace investigations and professional conduct investigations. Prior to joining Workdynamic, he worked in the professional regulation space, in the areas of professional misconduct by accountants, professional duty of care, and employment disputes in public practice accounting firms.