Administrative Law (Merits Review & Judicial Review)
Discrimination / Equal Opportunity
Human Rights/Victorian Charter
Regulatory (Compliance & Investigations)
Franceska practises in commercial and public law with a particular focus on industrial relations and employment law.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Franceska was Associate to the Honourable Justice RRS Tracey AM RFD of the Federal Court of Australia. She assisted in trial and appellate proceedings concerning employment, industrial relations, public law and migration matters.
Franceska previously practised as a solicitor in the employment practice group at Ashurst. During that time, she advised and acted in a range of industrial, employment and discrimination matters, including termination of employment (unfair dismissal, adverse action and discrimination), industrial action, collective bargaining, collective agreements, employment contracts, entitlements, restraint of trade, transfer of business, workplace investigations, disciplinary and performance issues and workplace safety. She was seconded to the employee relations group of ANZ Banking Group Limited for six months.
Franceska holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from Monash University.
She is reading with Nicholas Harrington and her senior mentor is Rachel Doyle SC.
*liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation
Qualifications: BA/LLB (First Class Hons) (Monash University)