MEDIA AND AWARDS

Awards

2018 Doyle’s Guide “Leading Employment Law Firms (Employer Representation) Victoria” – Justitia Lawyers & Consultants is pleased to again be recognised by the prestigious Doyle’s Guide in its 2018 listing of leading employer-focused Victorian employment law firms.

The firms selected for inclusion on this list practise within the areas of employment and industrial relations matters in the Victorian legal market; have a strong employer-representation focus; and have been identified by the state’s employment law solicitors for their expertise and abilities in these areas.

Justitia is the only independent boutique full service workplace law firm on this listing, thereby offering clients greater diversity and choice in the delivery of employer-focused legal services, both within Victoria and Australia-wide.

2018 Doyle’s Guide “Leading Employment Lawyers (Employer Representation) Victoria” – Justitia Lawyers & Consultants managing partner Sarah Rey has been recognised by the prestigious Doyle’s Guide as one of Victoria’s leading employer-focused Victorian employment lawyers.

The lawyers selected for inclusion on this section of Doyle’s Guide practise within the areas of employment and industrial relations matters in the Victorian legal market; have a strong employer-representation focus; and have been identified by the state’s employment law solicitors for their expertise and abilities in these areas.

2017 Legal Weekly Website Awards – Justitia was awarded the Content/Copywriting Award at the 2017 Legal Website Awards.

Lord Mayor’s Commendations 2016 – Managing Partner, Sarah Rey, received a bronze commendation from the Melbourne Lord Mayor.  The Lord Mayor’s Commendations acknowledge and celebrate the long-term commitment of independent small business proprietors in the City of Melbourne.

Sir Ken Robinson Award for Workplace Flexibility at AHRI’s 2014 Inclusion and Diversity Awards – the award was given in recognition of Justitia’s unique workplace flexibility model.

Law Firm of the Year Award – in 2013 Justitia was named the Law Firm of the Year by the Law Institute of Victoria.

Articles of Interest by Justitia

Australian Financial Review – ‘Fattism – A Legal Risk at Work’ published 2013 – Laura Douglas & Mary-Jane Ierodiaconou

Australian Financial Review – ‘New Racism is Insidious, Unconscious and Needs Tackling’ published 2013 – Laura Douglas & Mary-Jane Ierodiaconou

Law Institute Journal – ‘Keying in Trouble: Social Media and Sexual Harassment’ published 2012 – Laura Douglas

The Age Online – ‘Unfriendly Fire: Pitfalls of Posts on Facebook’ Published 2011 – Laura Douglas

The Age Online – ‘Communicate to Avoid Workers’ Fret of Looming Job Cuts’ 2008 – Magda Marciniak & Sarah Rey

Recent Conferences and Papers

University of Melbourne – ‘Conducting Workplace Investigations’ one week Master’s intensive subject co-lectured by Sarah Rey with Jane Seymour and Laura Douglas, 30 May – 5 June 2018.

Leo Cussen Employment Law Conference  – ‘Ethics – 5 Non-negotiables / What to Avoid as a Workplace Relations Lawyer’ presented by Sarah Rey, 21 March 2018.

University of Melbourne – ‘Conducting Workplace Investigations’ one week Master’s intensive subject co-lectured by Sarah Rey with Jane Seymour and Laura Douglas, 11 – 17 October 2017.

TEN Tenth Annual Employment Law Conference – ‘Preventing and Managing Sexual Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace’ presented by Sarah Rey, 3 August 2017.

TEN Third Annual Schools Law & Regulation Conference – ‘School Restructuring – Managing Redeployment and Redundancy Risk’ presented by Magda Marciniak and Melissa Scadden (with special thanks to Nicola Martin for research and drafting assistance),  3 May 2017.

Breakthrough Conference 2016 – ‘Gender Balance at Work – Unconscious Bias’ presented by Laura Douglas, 25 November 2016.

ALLA Conference 2016 – ‘Credibility Assessments in Workplace Investigations’ presented by Laura Douglas, 4 November 2016.

LIV Workplace Relations Conference 2016 – ‘Navigating Pregnancy, Parental Leave and Return to Work’ presented by Sarah Rey & Angela Stoler, 28 October 2016.

TEN – First Annual Disability and Regulatory Conference 2016 – ‘Disability at Work – Legal Obligations with Practical Outcomes’ presented by Magda Marciniak, 28 October 2016.

National Family Law Conference 2016 – ‘Protecting the Mental Health of Lawyers – Best Practice for Law Firms’ presented by Sarah Rey, 20 October 2016.

Legal Wise School Education Conference 2016 – ‘Managing Teaching Staff Who Return From Leave, Maternity Leave and Extended Leave’ presented by Sarah Rey, 16 June 2016.

TEN – Third Annual Melbourne Wills & Estates Conference 2016 – ‘Lawyer Burn Out – Prevention & Cure’ presented by Sarah Rey, 11 March 2016.

AHRI Inclusion and Diversity Conference 2015 – ‘Workforce Flexibility’ presented by Laura Douglas, 18 May 2015.

TEN – Third Annual Charities & Non For Profit Tax & Regulatory Conference 2015 – ‘Human Resource Management in the Not For Profit Sector’ presented by Sarah Rey, 7 May 2015.

Legal Wise School Education Conference 2014 – ‘Managing Conflict’ presented by Sarah Rey, 26 November 2014.

Justitia in the News

New organisation to offer lawyers vast opportunities‘ – Lawyers Weekly, 9 November 2016.

Mentoring fosters confidence for women in law‘ – Lawyers Weekly, 2 June 2016.

Most co-workers don’t mind being Facebook friends‘ – Financial Review, 19 November 2014.

Justitia becomes first law firm to win flexibility award‘ – Lawyers Weekly, 14 November 2014.