Christa is a workplace relations and employment lawyer with extensive experience in advising large and medium private sector companies as well as public sector departments and agencies at both Commonwealth and state level, on relevant employment and workplace issues.
She provides day-to-day advice to clients across all operational workplace issues employer's face, and assists with the management of difficult workplace situations as they arise, whether that be allegations of discrimination or bullying and harassment, claims of adverse action, management of performance or disciplinary situations. Christa also assists clients in organisational restructures and transfer of business in both the private and public sector.
She works closely with her clients to devise and implement industrial and employment strategies, including creating organisational change through enterprise bargaining, challenging union demands and communication and workforce participation. To this end, Christa has been forefront in assisting clients drive industry change, particularly through her work in the maritime industry.
She is a keen advocate of the benefits of workplace training and development and presents regularly to clients on relevant employment and workplace matters.