SOLICITOR – EMPLOYMENT & LITIGATION
Kate-Eliza David graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2017 and a Bachelor of Business (Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management) in 2015.
She completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice in early 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’s experience includes three years working in a diverse and practical Human Resources role at a Newcastle coal terminal. While there, she had the opportunity to apply her business and legal studies to implement performance management systems and review workplace policies. She also presented on topics such as workplace surveillance, privacy laws, General Protection claims and Employee Leave entitlements.
Her experience extends to coaching managers and supervisors in respect of employee disputes and performance management plans. Kate-Eliza’s background in Human Resources 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, redundancies 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.
Kate-Eliza is a Director on the Board of Hunter Young Professionals which provides opportunities for young people to network in a business environment, gain new management and leadership skills, interact socially together and support the local community.
On the weekend you will find Kate-Eliza rowing on Newcastle Harbour or catching up with friends.