Emma specialises in employment, health, and privacy law.
Emma has a wide range of employment experience, including advising on personal grievances, dismissals, redundancy, bullying, harassment and stress, health and safety, discrimination and privacy.
Her health expertise includes advising on treatment and consent issues, health information privacy, assisted reproductive technology, research ethics, Health and Disability Commissioner investigations, and professional disciplinary matters.
More broadly, Emma often advises clients on their statutory, public law and contractual obligations, including in relation to human rights, conflicts of interest, governance and official information.
Emma also has in-house experience, having worked in the legal teams at the Ministry of Health and the Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner.
- LLM - University of Melbourne
Advising District Health Boards
on a broad range of issues including in relation to treatment and consent, Health and Disability Commissioner investigations, mental health, and employment
Advising various clients
on the management of privacy and official information requests, complaints and potential breaches
on their obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act, and in relation to WorkSafe investigations and prosecutions
in relation to treatment and consent issues, information privacy, and health and safety
on the drafting and development of new health legislation
Advising public sector clients
on conflicts of interest