SOLICITOR – EMPLOYMENT & LITIGATION
Kate-Eliza David graduated with Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2017 and Bachelor of Business (Human Resources and Industrial Relations) in 2015 from University of Newcastle. She completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice during 2018 while working full time at Osborn Law and was admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in September 2018.
Kate-Eliza’s experience includes three years working in a diverse and hands on Humans Resources role at a Newcastle coal terminal where she had the opportunity to apply her legal studies to implement performance management systems, review workplace policies and presented on topics such as Workplace Surveillance, Privacy laws, General Protection claims and Leave Entitlements. Her experience extends to coaching managers and supervisors with employee disputes and performance management plans. Kate-Eliza’s background in HR has led to a practical understanding and application of employment law, especially in the Mining, Infrastructure and Construction Industries.
Kate-Eliza’s legal experience extends to drafting employer responses to Unfair Dismissal Claims, advising on terminations, redundancy and resignations, drafting employment contracts and giving tailored legal advice on employment relations.
Additionally, she provides advice to commercial clients on privacy laws and assists with litigating corporate disputes such as contract breaches, lease disputes and debt recovery.