|Chambers||Francis Burt Chambers|
|Street Address||Level 15, Allendale Square, 77 St George's Terrace, Perth Western Australia 6000|
|Postal Address||GPO Box C122 , Perth Western Australia 6839|
|DX Address||DX 182, Perth|
|Telephone||(08) 9220 0304|
|Mobile||0452 377 703|
|Fax||(08) 9325 9894|
|Year Admitted to Practice ||2008|
|Year Elected to WABA||2016|
|Year Appointed QC/SC|
|Qualifications||BA (Hons), LLB (Hons)|
Heather’s commercial law practice has a focus on workplace legal matters: employment law, industrial relations, and health and safety. Her practice also covers administrative and contentious regulatory work before disciplinary tribunals.
Heather worked for a number of years in Herbert Smith Freehills’ employment team, working with clients in the resources, finance, local government and utility sectors. She has advised on collective bargaining, industrial litigation, employment disputes and occupational health and safety matters. Between 2009 and 2013, Heather worked at Lewis Silkin LLP, a number one ranked employment law firm in the UK, on high value employment litigation including discrimination and breach of contract claims, class actions and restraints of trade.
Before coming to the bar, Heather worked for two years in the Department of Health in the industrial relations team, negotiating industrial matters in a highly unionised environment. She regularly appears in the Federal and State employment jurisdictions as well as in the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit Court.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Commercial Law
- Disciplinary Tribunals
- Discrimination Law
- Employment Law
- Industrial Law
- Professional Negligence
Liability limited by a Scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation