Sophie Ware is an Associate at Harwood Andrews, with a practice focus on Employment and Industrial Relations Law.
Sophie’s academic qualification include a combined Bachelor of Law (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Distinction) with a major in accounting. Sophie was admitted to legal practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Sophie’s key areas of practice include:
Interpretation and compliance with awards, legislation and agreements
Employee and contractor engagement and the distinction between employment and contractor relationships
Employment agreements and workplace policies and procedures
Employee misconduct, performance management and workplace investigations
Termination of employment and advocacy in dismissal claims, including unfair dismissal and general protection claims
Workplace bullying, equal opportunity, discrimination and harassment
Occupational health and safety
Restraint of trade, post-employment obligations and protection of confidential information and intellectual property
Business purchase, sale and restructure in the context of employment
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