Elizabeth Devine, Principal, Devine Law at Work
About the Presenter:
Ms Elizabeth Devine is an employment lawyer and conflict management, specialist. She is the Founder of Devine Law at Work, a law firm and consultancy which specialises in employment law, workplace relations and conflict management. Elizabeth’s qualifications include a Masters of Dispute Resolution, a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts. She has been practising law for 32 years and has specialised in all aspects of Australian employment law and workplace relations for 27 years. She is also recognised by the Law Society of NSW as an Accredited Specialist in Employment and Industrial Law. In 2002 Elizabeth founded Devine Law at Work, a law firm and consultancy which specialises in employment law and workplace relations. Prior to founding Devine Law at Work, Elizabeth acquired extensive and diverse experience in a range of workplaces; including in private practice, a peak employer body, the public sector (Australian Government Solicitor) and in community legal centres. Having gained this experience, her advice is informed by valuable insights into the particular needs and priorities of different workplaces as well as the traits many workplaces share. Elizabeth has extensive advocacy experience and has appeared as a Solicitor Advocate in the Fair Work Commission (and its predecessors Fair Work Australia and the Australian Industrial Relations Commission); the Federal Court; the Federal Circuit and Family Court; the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW and other Courts and Tribunals.