Area of expertise
Partner LLM, LLB (Hons), BA
phone +61 3 8687 7362
Madelaine provides legal services to self-insurers in the Victorian State scheme under the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (Vic). She works with companies in a number of industry sectors including construction, building products, transport and logistics, retail and consumer goods. In addition, she also works with licensees in the Comcare jurisdiction.
Madelaine’s broader practice includes providing legal services to employers and insurers in the areas of employment law, WHS and workplace relations. Her experience includes unfair dismissal claims, general protections applications, statutory and contractual entitlements disputes and complaints under equal opportunity legislation in Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia.
She also acts in WHS matters, including with respect to WorkSafe investigations and the defence of prosecutions in Victoria and South Australia.
Madelaine has a proven ability to provide prompt and accurate case analysis, and achieve a high early settlement rate in litigated claims.
Her employment law practice focusses on alternative dispute resolution and litigated disputes covering all aspects of workplace and industrial law.
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- Australian Insurance Law Association
- Self Insurers Association of Victoria
- Victorian Women Lawyers
- Women in Insurance