Geraldine commenced practice at the private bar in 2008, after almost 20 years as a solicitor in private practice in Queensland, Victoria and the United Kingdom.
Geraldine practices primarily in employment and workplace relations, administrative, workplace health and safety, contract including restraint of trade, discrimination and workers’ compensation.
Geraldine’s practice includes coronial inquests, commissions of inquiry and regulatory prosecutions. Geraldine also acts as mediator and for parties in mediation.
Geraldine’s clients include large and small companies, regulatory authorities and the State.
Geraldine’s advisory and appearance work is across Federal and State Jurisdiction.
Notable matters Geraldine has appeared in include the Coronial Request and Royal Commission Inquiry from the Home Insulation Program (the ‘Pink Batts’ scheme).
Geraldine was listed as a leading junior counsel in employment and workplace relations in Queensland in 2015 and 2016 of the Doyle’s Guide, a leading junior counsel in workplace health and safety in the 2016 edition of the Doyle’s Guide and a recommended junior counsel in employment and workplace health and safety in the 2017 edition of the Doyle’s Guide.