Areas of Practice
Since being called to the bar, Kellie has maintained a diverse practice while continuing to specialise in employment/industrial and discrimination jurisdictions. She regularly delivers CPD/CLE seminars for the profession including: “The Changing Landscape of Employment Law”; “Update on Discrimination Law”; “Negotiating Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation in the Context of Disability Discrimination Legislation”; “Dealing with Problematic employees: the Importance of a good Complaints Handling Procedure”; and the “$37 million Question: Harassment and Discrimination in New South Wales”. She has also written for the National Workplace Relations loose-leaf service published by Thomson Legal publishers and is an accredited mediator.
Prior to being called to the bar, Kellie was an Associate at Dibbs Barker Gosling (now Dibbs Barker) specializing in employment and discrimination law from 2001 until 2005. Kellie was also a member of the NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal sitting in the Equal Opportunity Division from 1997 until 2003.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Kellie worked in both private enterprise and government, including the Office of Youth Affairs, the NSW Department of Industrial Relations and the NSW Board of Vocational Education and Training. She also lectured in social and political theory in the Humanities Faculty of the University of Technology, Sydney, and ran her own consulting company. She continues to guest lecture in law at the University of Technology, Sydney.
Qualifications: BA (Comm) (Hons-1st) UTS and LLB (Hons-1st) USyd, LEADR Accredited Mediator, BarADR Approved Arbitrator
Recent cases include:
Edwards v State of New South Wales  FCCA 124 (17 February 2015)
Edwards v State of New South Wales  FCCA 124 (17 February 2015)(for the Respondent)
Adjapawn v University of New England  NSWADT 209 (30 July 2008)
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