Jennifer is a litigation lawyer, with over 15 years’ experience, who specialises in workers compensation, education and discrimination matters.
She has an extensive experience in preventing and resolving legal issues with a core focus on discrimination in the tertiary education sector.
Discrimination complaints are delicate matters which can lead to protracted and often complicated cases and Jennifer’s experience and thorough approach allows her to address matters in the most effective way and provide practical settlement advice to her clients.
In most cases, Jennifer is able to negotiate an alternative resolution to the dispute, avoiding the need for litigation and preserving her clients’ reputation while minimising their risk exposure.
In addition to her expertise in education, Jennifer has an excellent technical knowledge of the legislative and strategic demands of claims management in discrimination and workers compensation matters.
All Hicksons partners and staff are practical, forward-looking people with real-world experience and deep expertise and Jennifer can provide insights on current trends in complaints and, critically, strategic advice on the most appropriate response to issues.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Newcastle and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New England.
She began with the firm in 2006 and is admitted to practice in NSW and the High Court of Australia.