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Philippa Noakes

Associate

Sydney
Direct: +61 2 8256 0417
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Philippa Noakes is an associate in the International Employment Law group of Seyfarth Shaw Australia.  

Philippa’s experience covers the spectrum of employee-employer relations including corporate advisory work, contracts of employment, terminations and redundancy implementations, enterprise bargaining and strategic industrial advice. In addition to this, Philippa has also gained specialist exposure in unlawful discrimination and breach of contract claims. 

In litigious matters, Philippa has a wide range of experience in employment and industrial disputes, including general protections claims, unlawful discrimination claims, unfair dismissal claims and enterprise bargaining disputes. Philippa has acted for clients in various jurisdictions including the Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, the Fair Work Commission, the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal, the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales and the New South Wales District Court. 

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Philippa worked at a large international law firm, where she was seconded to Singapore to work in the corporate (mergers and acquisitions) team. This experience complemented her commercial employment experience and transactional knowledge.

Philippa Noakes is an associate in the International Employment Law group of Seyfarth Shaw Australia.  

Philippa’s experience covers the spectrum of employee-employer relations including corporate advisory work, contracts of employment, terminations and redundancy implementations, enterprise bargaining and strategic industrial advice. In addition to this, Philippa has also gained specialist exposure in unlawful discrimination and breach of contract claims. 

In litigious matters, Philippa has a wide range of experience in employment and industrial disputes, including general protections claims, unlawful discrimination claims, unfair dismissal claims and enterprise bargaining disputes. Philippa has acted for clients in various jurisdictions including the Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, the Fair Work Commission, the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal, the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales and the New South Wales District Court. 

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Philippa worked at a large international law firm, where she was seconded to Singapore to work in the corporate (mergers and acquisitions) team. This experience complemented her commercial employment experience and transactional knowledge.

Education

  • College of Law (Sydney) (2012)

  • LL.B., University of Melbourne (2011)
  • B.A., University of Melbourne (2011)
    Media and Communications

Admissions

  • An Australian legal practitioner, admitted in New South Wales (2012)

Affiliations

  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Social Coordinator, NSW Young Lawyers Workplace and Safety Law Committee