Miriam is a lawyer with specialist experience in workplace law. Miriam’s comprehensive background in health and safety law and employment law has given her a full perspective of the workplace environment. Miriam’s practice is also truly multi-jurisdictional, and she has acted in a variety of Courts and Tribunals around Australia, both in civil and criminal matters.
Miriam understands that employment, and health and safety matters are of critical importance to the continued operation of an organisation and strives to provide full support to her clients in this regard.
Miriam has worked for clients in a broad range of industries. Key clients have included companies in the insurance, transport, construction, logistics and supply chain, facilities management, commercial real estate, healthcare, public services, manufacturing, and mining industries.
Miriam has a breadth of experience in workplace matters, including health and safety law, this includes regulatory investigations, criminal prosecutions (both defended hearings, pleas in mitigation and enforceable undertakings), advisory and compliance work, conducting privileged investigations of health and safety incidents, and merits review of regulatory decisions. In employment law, this has included advising on the whole of the employment lifecycle, conducting workplace/whistleblower investigations, building and advising on policies and procedures and their implementation, and commencing/defending proceedings.
Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Miriam worked in the Regulatory & Investigations team at Clyde & Co, working broadly on employment and health and safety matters.