Justitia Spotlight – An interview with Melissa Scadden

Posted by Nov 21, 2018

Interviewer: Grant Klemm, Legal Research Assistant —Grant is a final year Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts (History) student at La Trobe University and currently works as a Legal Research Assistant. What do you believe is a key challenge faced by employment law at the moment? The way people work is changing. There is a fairly vigorous […]

Sexual harassment: more work to be done

Posted by Oct 17, 2018

Sexual harassment has been in the spotlight more intensively than many of us can remember. A year ago, the New York Times and the New Yorker laid bare multiple accounts of alleged sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein of his staff and colleagues.  No one could have predicted that a flood of 83 people would step […]

Justitia Spotlight – An interview with Cathy Fitz Gibbon

Posted by Aug 8, 2018

Interviewer:  Julia Sperac, Marketing/Legal Research Assistant – Julia is a penultimate-year Juris Doctor student at The University of Melbourne. Before studying law, she completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) and currently works as a dual Marketing/Legal Research Assistant. How did you get started in law and employment law specifically? Starting from the beginning, I left school […]

Reflecting on the changing landscape of employment law – Gatehouse Legal interview with Justitia Managing Partner Sarah Rey

Posted by Jun 21, 2018

Recently Sarah sat down with Gatehouse Legal General Manager, Louise Hvala, to discuss the key challenges faced in employment law and measures to consider in adapting to changing times. Below are some topics we believe will be of interest to clients and those looking to foster a positive and healthy workplace for their staff. Staying out […]

Speech delivered by Sarah Rey at the 2018 Sapphire Dinner

Posted by May 8, 2018

Managing Partner, Sarah Rey, recently delivered a speech at the 2018 Sapphire Dinner, hosted by Loreto Mandeville Hall in Melbourne. In light of recent worldwide media coverage on the #MeToo Movement, Sarah provided her suggestions on each person’s role and responsibility in addressing abusive behaviours in the workplace. To read more, click here for Sarah’s […]

From LA to Melbourne: recent investigation conferences and other developments

Posted by Nov 23, 2017

We try to keep our clients briefed about developments in all workplace law areas, and one in which Justitia has been active this year involves workplace investigations. So it is time for an update. Increasingly, we have been assisting clients negotiate complex misconduct issues, where an investigation was necessary due to either the seriousness of […]

Justitia’s new website: looking back, thinking forward

Posted by Nov 9, 2016

It seems there is nothing like the development of a new website to prompt a deep period of reflection across an organisation. Over the past few months we have contemplated all the usual questions: What is our history? What are our values, our objectives for the future? Is that font too serious, too playful or […]