Kate Thomson, Senior Associate - Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors
Kate is a specialist employment and industrial relations lawyer based in ABLA’s Newcastle office.
Skilled in providing targeted, timely and relevant advice, Kate is also experienced in work health and safety matters including investigations and prosecutions. Where conflict cannot be resolved at the workplace level, Kate is experienced in representing employers in relation to unfair dismissal claims, general protections claims and notifications of dispute in the relevant tribunal.
Her clients include government entities, Councils, listed companies and small to medium enterprises. They represent a broad range of industry sectors including mining and resources, finance, utilities, education, manufacturing and civil construction.
She is a regular author and presenter on a range of employment and work health and safety related topics and is a long-standing member of the Newcastle Law Society management committee and is an involved member of the Newcastle Branch of the Industrial Relations Society of NSW. She is also proud to support the University of Newcastle Legal Centre and helps to foster the next generation of young legal talent by supervising placement students from the University.