Ms. DeBoos is a Practice Area Leader of the global Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety practice. She is an experienced employment and industrial relations lawyer who focuses on advice and litigation in employment law and industrial relations. In particular, she provides advice on all manner of issues relating to employment and discrimination as well strategic industrial relations advice and assistance. Ms. DeBoos is also experienced in dealing with all manner of executive employment issues, including remuneration, performance management, restraints, restructuring and termination.
Ms. DeBoos' clients include large companies across a number of industries, including government, construction, infrastructure, transport, banking and finance, electricity and aged care. Ms. DeBoos focuses on providing clients with strategic and commercial advice in relation to managing workplace issues, partnering with clients to assist in obtaining outcomes which suit their business.
Ms. DeBoos has worked inhouse which has provided her with a unique set of skills, coupled with an invaluable insight into the expectations and practical application of the legal advice she provides to her clients. Ms. DeBoos is also an experienced litigator regularly representing clients in tribunals and superior courts in employment, industrial and restraint cases. She regularly appears in the Fair Work Commission on the full range of individual and collective matters.
Ms. DeBoos takes a practical approach to the delivery of workplace relations advice and understanding of a client's industry and business. She is also an experienced trainer regularly designing and delivering training programs and sessions for clients. This includes managing the legal aspects of employment and people management as well as industrial relations skills and compliance programs.
Ms. DeBoos worked at a national law firm for a number of years. Prior to this she has worked in legal and employee relations roles inhouse, including managing the legal aspects of workplace relations and safety for a major construction company.