Gabrielle Joffe

Senior Associate

Qualifications: LLB (hons), BA


Gabrielle is an experienced employment lawyer, advising across the full scope of employment, industrial relations and workplace health and safety matters. She has experience in both litigious and non-litigious matters.

Gabrielle acts on behalf of private and public sector clients in a wide range of industries.

Gabrielle is known for adopting a practical approach which is both targeted and commercial.


  • Advising on the application of employees’ post-employment obligations, including restraint of trade and breach of confidentiality.
  • Advising on restructuring and redundancies, managing poor performance and misconduct and termination of employment for poor performance and misconduct.
  • Drafting and advising on contracts of employment and workplace policies.
  • Advising on engaging independent contractors, including drafting independent contractor agreements and providing advice as to the risks of sham contracting.
  • Appearing for employers in conciliations of unfair dismissal claims and general protections claims in the Fair Work Commission.
  • Advising on compliance with the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), enterprise agreements and awards.
  • Advising on the transfer of business rules under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).
  • Advising on work, health and safety issues such as workplace investigations and prosecutions.