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Nicola Irwin Faulks

Lawyer

Nicola is a lawyer in the Workplace, Employment & Safety team and has experience providing strategic, practical, and commercially-focused advice on a wide range of issues in the workplace.

With a background in psychology and passion for mental health and wellbeing, Nicola’s full perspective of employment and work health safety benefits clients where issues arise in the intersection of these areas.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Nicola worked in the Health Safety & Environment team at Clyde & Co and as a registrar at the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Nicola also gained experience in projects for the NSW Department of Communities & Justice and policy for the NSW Department of Education.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Employment & Workplace Relations; Work Health & Safety; Commercial Disputes & Litigation; Environment & Planning

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) – Macquarie University
  • Graduate Diploma of Government – UNE Partnerships

 

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS
  • Advising on disciplinary processes & investigations, separation agreements, termination disputes, and bullying, harassment & discrimination complaints.
  • Advising on managing mental health in the workplace.
  • Acting in work health and safety prosecutions.
  • Acting in disputes before courts, commissions and tribunals.
  • Reviewing and advising on employment contracts, enterprise agreements and industrial awards.