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Georgia Simmonds

Associate

Melbourne
Direct: +61 3 9631 0719
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Georgia Simmonds is an associate in the Labour & Employment practice at Seyfarth Shaw Australia. She has a broad range of experience in employment and industrial relations law, as well as experience in workplace health and safety compliance and litigation.
 
Georgia works with clients across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, retail, security, transport and logistics. She develops an understanding of their business and commercial considerations, and uses that understanding to drive solutions from an employment context.
 
In particular, Georgia has facilitated the development and implementation of collective bargaining strategies and worked on high-profile and complex litigation arising out of enterprise agreement negotiations and associated industrial action. She also develops solutions and manages litigation on a wide range of employment issues, including claims arising out of dismissals and disciplinary action, discrimination, bullying and harassment allegations, and post-employment restraints.
 
Georgia also supports businesses and executives with workplace health and safety compliance, She has been involved in regulatory investigations and prosecutions in a number of jurisdictions, and provides practical and commercial guidance to employers.
 
Georgia has experience in proceedings in the Fair Work Commission, Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court.
 
Georgia Simmonds is an associate in the Labour & Employment practice at Seyfarth Shaw Australia. She has a broad range of experience in employment and industrial relations law, as well as experience in workplace health and safety compliance and litigation.
 
Georgia works with clients across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, retail, security, transport and logistics. She develops an understanding of their business and commercial considerations, and uses that understanding to drive solutions from an employment context.
 
In particular, Georgia has facilitated the development and implementation of collective bargaining strategies and worked on high-profile and complex litigation arising out of enterprise agreement negotiations and associated industrial action. She also develops solutions and manages litigation on a wide range of employment issues, including claims arising out of dismissals and disciplinary action, discrimination, bullying and harassment allegations, and post-employment restraints.
 
Georgia also supports businesses and executives with workplace health and safety compliance, She has been involved in regulatory investigations and prosecutions in a number of jurisdictions, and provides practical and commercial guidance to employers.
 
Georgia has experience in proceedings in the Fair Work Commission, Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court.
 

Education

  • LL.B., (Hons), University of Queensland

  • B.A., (Hons), University of Queensland

Admissions

  • An Australian legal practitioner, admitted in Queensland (2013).

Affiliations

  • Law Institute of Victoria