Belinda advises on restructures, enforcing restraints of trade, managing long term ill and injured employees, employee misconduct, performance management and effecting termination of employment. She also assists clients in managing industrial issues such as enterprise bargaining, right of entry and industrial action.
Her work includes advising employers on policies and procedures to create strong cultures and safe workplaces. Where allegations of misconduct arise, including claims of discrimination, bullying or harassment, Belinda advises employers on their response to these claims and any disciplinary action required.
Belinda is experienced in conducting complex workplace investigations in response to safety related incidents, as well as providing advice to clients about safety compliance matters.
She is a sought-after speaker at professional conferences and a regular contributor to legal journals and publications specialising in employment law. Belinda also facilitates half-day training sessions on essential employment matters including employment agreements and policies, workplace investigations, management of ill and injured employees, and performance management.
Belinda is a qualified Mental Health First Aid Instructor and Chair of the Queensland Law Society Wellbeing Working Group. Given her employment law expertise and her training in mental health first aid, Belinda is frequently requested to speak at national employment conferences on the correlation between mental health and all facets of employment law including OH&S obligations, performance management and managing employees with mental health issues, amongst other matters.
Recognised as a leading lawyer by clients, peers and the wider market, Belinda has been listed in Best Lawyers Australia for Labour and Employment Law and OH&S Law every year since 2013.