Adi is an Associate in our Insurance & Health team and is based in our Melbourne Office.
Since her admission in 2015, Adi has practiced in the area of employment and workplace relations law. At BN, Adi specialises in employment practices liability (EPL) claims.
"Having practised employment law, I wanted to expand my practice to insurance and develop my skills in this challenging area of law. Barry.Nilsson., with its strong reputation in the market coupled with its high calibre clients, is the ideal firm for me to expand my specialised knowledge in the area of insurance."
Prior to joining BN in 2018, Adi acted for large and SME employers of all sizes, trade unions, independent contractors and employees. She has advised clients on a range of claims including:
- Unfair dismissals
- Adverse action (general protections applications)
- Unlawful discrimination
- Sexual harassment
- Employment agreements
- Termination of employment
- Outstanding entitlements.
Adi has conducted and been exposed to workplace investigations of allegations pertaining to bullying and harassment. She has been involved in large scale litigations relating to underpayments of statutory entitlements and breach of contract claims in the Federal Court & Federal Circuit Court, litigation concerning the underpayment of long service leave in the Magistrates Court, and litigation relating to sham contracting and employee v independent contractor.
"I enjoy the challenges that come with working on EPL claims, as each claim is different and varied, even when applying the same principles. It allows me to draw on my experience as an employment lawyer to assist in advising on sensible and commercial solutions."
Adi has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons). She is a member of Women In Insurance, LIV Young Lawyers and the Law Institute of Victoria.
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