Anna Elliott specialises in the area of workplace relations and provides advice, representation and corporate support to clients in all aspects of employment and industrial relations law, both contentious and non-contentious.
Anna provides commercial solutions-driven advice for clients in a broad range of industries, including media and entertainment, financial services, recruitment, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, construction, professional services and government agencies. Her particular areas of expertise are advising on restrictive covenant issues, corporate transactions and restructures, employment litigation and discrimination, harassment and bullying issues.
Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs in Sydney, Anna practised in the workplace relations practice in the firm’s London office and in leading commercial firms in Sydney.
Anna supports a number of the firm’s global clients with their employment issues in Australia, as well as leading a number of her own client relationships. She also works closely with colleagues and clients in managing employment needs across Asia Pacific.
Anna is particularly skilled in advising on employment and industrial aspects of large scale corporate transactions including acquisitions for private equity funds, management buyouts as well as providing advice on complex corporate restructures and other change management programmes.
She has extensive litigation experience and regularly appears for clients in Australian courts and industrial tribunals (particularly in relation to restrictive covenant issues).
She also has in-depth discrimination law experience and has conducted workplace investigations into employee complaints and allegations of misconduct, discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.
Anna is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales. She frequently speaks at internal and external seminars for clients and industry professional bodies on topics related to labour and employment, and industrial relations issues.
Employment Law – General
Employment Law – Specific Examples
Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Law