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Natasha Jones

Senior Associate - Sydney

Areas of Expertise

Workplace Relations & Safety

Expertise

Natasha is a Senior Associate in our Sydney office and practices in workplace relations and safety. 

Natasha works with employers across a diverse range of fields, including in finance, construction, manufacturing, communications and media, professional services and government.

Experience

Natasha’s experience includes:

  • advising and acting for employers in employment-related disputes and litigated claims before the Fair Work Commission, Supreme Court of New South Wales and Federal Circuit Court
  • drafting and advising on employment contracts, workplace policies and contractor arrangements
  • advising on compliance with obligations arising under modern awards and industrial instruments, the Fair Work Act 2009 and other employment-related legislation 
  • conducting workplace training for managers and employees regarding unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying and victimisation, and managing performance and conduct issues
  • advising on issues in relation to the termination of employment, including summary dismissals and redundancies
  • assisting and advising employers on enforcement post-employment restraints including non-solicitation and non-competition clauses
  • advising on employment-related aspects of corporate transactions and restructures including the transfer of business provisions under the Fair Work Act 2009
  • assisting and advising on work health and safety matters, including assisting employers who have been investigated and prosecuted by SafeWork NSW.

Publications

01 September 2021 - Knowledge

Can you mandate vaccinations in your workplace?

#Workplace Relations & Safety

In this article, we explore the legal basis for a mandatory vaccination policy and the key legal considerations for employers.

04 August 2021 - Knowledge

High Court hands down landmark decision on casual employment

#Workplace Relations & Safety

The High Court has handed down its decision in WorkPac v Rossato. The landmark decision overturns the Full Federal Court and confirms that casual employment is to be determined by the terms of the agreement rather than the employment relationship.