Solicitor
JD, BA

Current practice

Rachel's primary area of practice is in workplace relations and occupational safety. Rachel provides advice on employment arrangements for public sector bodies and has assisted departments and agencies in the strategic conduct of litigation involving discrimination and equal opportunity law, unfair dismissals, enterprise bargaining, industrial action and workplace investigations pertaining to misconduct, bullying and OHS breaches.

Rachel also enjoys working collaboratively with her VGSO colleagues on a broad range of regulatory matters.

 

Experience

Prior to joining the VGSO, Rachel developed a passion for workplace relations from her experience as a paralegal and seasonal clerk at various commercial law firms in Melbourne and Singapore.

Rachel has a background in policy analysis and research. After completing a political science degree in New York, Rachel spent several years at a policy think tank in Singapore conducting research on labour policy issues. At Melbourne Law School, Rachel worked as a legal research assistant on a project examining comparative consumer protection regimes in Australia, the UK and in Asia.

Rachel is a regular volunteer at the Western Community Legal Centre's Employment Law Service.

 

Memberships and professional associations

  • Law Institute of Victoria