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Cathy Lyndon
|Special Counsel

Cathy has over a decade of experience in assisting employers to manage their employment and industrial issues. She has advised and represented clients in a wide range of industries including health and aged care, education, resources, energy and professional services.  She has worked extensively with government departments, Government Owned Corporations and other statutory bodies and is an expert in the particularities of public sector employment law.

As well as supporting her clients with day-to-day employment issues such as performance management, managing injured workers, employee dismissals and redundancies, Cathy frequently provides advice regarding the negotiation of industrial agreements, employment contracts, employment issues involved with corporate transactions and discrimination.  She has a particular interest in the increasingly important area of privacy law and how this impacts the employment relationship.

Cathy has considerable litigation experience in a range of federal and Queensland Commissions, Tribunals and Courts. She provides cohesive defence strategy advice to assist her clients to manage complex employee claims across multiple jurisdictions. Cathy has achieved many successful resolutions of disputes which have avoided the cost of a lengthy court hearing.

Qualifications

  • BA (UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, 1999); LLB (AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, 2003); GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF LEGAL PRACTICE, SKILLS AND ETHICS (GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY, 2003)

Admissions

  • QLD
2017