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Rachel Stower

Lawyer

Rachel strives to achieve the best possible outcome for clients through creative solutions that meet commercial needs. She enjoys building meaningful relationships with clients and working within a collaborative environment.

Rachel is a lawyer in the Workplace and Employment team with a strong background advising clients on all aspects of employment, industrial relations and work health and safety law.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Rachel was an Associate in the Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety team at Batch Mewing Lawyers. Rachel also has experience working within the personal injury practice area.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Employment law; Industrial relations; Work health and safety law; Privacy law; Dispute resolution; Litigation

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – Queensland University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Business (Public Relations) – Queensland University of Technology
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – Queensland University of Technology
  • Admitted to practice in Queensland

 

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS
  • Acting for and successfully defending unfair dismissal and general protections applications in the Fair Work Commission
  • Acting for general protections applications in the Federal Court of Australia and Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Acting for and successfully defending unlawful discrimination complaints in the Queensland Human Rights Commission and Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Acting for and successfully defending workers’ compensation claims at first instance and on review
  • Successfully defending right to information applications
  • Advising on employment due diligence in a corporate transaction
  • Advising on various redundancy situations
  • Managing workplace investigations, including liaising with independent investigators and advising on investigation outcomes
  • Preparing suites of internal organisational policies, including work health and safety policies, whistleblower policies and privacy policies

*The above representations were undertaken at a previous firm

 

Brisbane

AREAS OF EXPERTISE