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Joanna Vincent

Joanna Vincent is an industrial relations, employment and safety lawyer based in Perth, Western Australia. She has a particular interest in industrial relations strategy (enterprise bargaining), adverse action and discrimination litigation and industrial action.

Joanna’s experience includes advising in relation to contentious and non-contentious industrial relations, employment, workplace discrimination, harassment and safety issues to clients in a range of industries.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws (with 1st Class Honours) and Arts (Majors in Employee Relations and Psychology) from the University of Western Australia. Whilst an associate to Chief Justice French AC of the High Court of Australia, she was involved in a prominent employment law case, Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker (2014) 253 CLR 169. Her time at the Court piqued a particular interest in anti-discrimination law, which she recently pursued through a Master of Laws at Yale Law School.    

She also teaches Work and the Law and Contract Law at the University of Western Australia and enjoys delivering customised legal training to clients. She is a member of a number of societies and organisations and has a keen interest in influencing the ever-changing landscape of Australia’s industrial relations system.  

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