Cynthia brings holistic and commercially attuned experience across all aspects of employment law, ranging from strategic employment advice, unfair dismissal and adverse action claims, to defending large-scale employment-related litigation.
Cynthia regularly undertakes the role of workplace investigator for clients, dealing with issues involving bullying, harassment, sexual harassment and intoxication at work. Cynthia's investigation experience is extensive and highly sought after, crossing a variety of industries including technology, entertainment and tertiary education.
Cynthia often appears on behalf of major corporate clients across all jurisdictions including the NSW Supreme Court and the Federal Court of Australia on a variety of issues, such as restraint of trade matters and breach of contract cases. She works closely with her clients to promote positive workplace culture, assisting with drafting employment policies and conducting client workshops on a variety of topics including managing poor performance, termination of employment and providing EEO and bullying and harassment training.
Cynthia is a keen speaker having presented a number of seminars and workshops on a variety of employment law issues. On account of her particular interest in workplace investigations, she has presented seminars and conducted all day training workshops on the fundamentals of workplace investigations for both clients and for external organisations.