James joined Edge Legal in 2020 having previously worked as a manager for a prominent local retailer.
James regularly undertakes and assists senior lawyers with all aspects of employee relations issues, with a particular focus on the disputes process, including:
providing advice on internally managing fitness for work, performance or disciplinary matters
defending Unfair Dismissal and General Protections claims in the Fair Work Commission and Federal Circuit Court
litigating disputed Modern Award and Enterprise Agreement interpretations
James has a particular interest in conducting workplace assessments for clients, to offer practical recommendations to resolve cultural and interpersonal conflict, along with investigations to efficiently and effectively address sensitive and confidential matters.
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