Sarah Ralph is a leading workplace relations lawyer. In addition to supporting her clients in the Melbourne office, Sarah provides advice to Government sector clients in our Canberra office.
Sarah has more than 15 years’ experience managing workplace relations issues for employers. This includes termination of employment, unfair dismissals and adverse action, executive employment issues, workplace privacy, director’s duties and related employment matters, industrial disputation and strategic industrial planning, disciplinary issues, EEO and redundancy and restructuring. Her advice to employers is informed by her past experience working in the manufacturing, Victorian government, manufacturing and labour hire sectors.
Sarah provides advice to clients in the health, finance and banking, manufacturing, transport, constructions, technology and government sectors.
Sarah has expertise advising on, and undertaking workplace investigations including Code of Conduct and Whistleblower investigations in the public sector.
Sarah's is well regarded by her clients for her industrial relations and employment litigation expertise, including acting as an advocate for clients in Fair Work Australia. Sarah is often involved in agreement negotiations directly with unions at the workplace level and she works with her clients to develop an appropriate union strategy for the particular needs of the business.
Sarah is recommended in the 2009 and 2010 Doyles Guide to leading lawyers.
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February 20, 2014
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September 06, 2013
Partner Sarah Ralph comments on legislative regulations preventing the use of wearable computing devices in the workplace.
June 16, 2014