Christa Lenard


Christa is regarded as a dynamic, insightful and approachable lawyer who is focused on finding the very best solutions for her clients. Clients value Christa’s pragmatism and commitment to really understand them, their business’ key stakeholders, and their strategic and operating environments.

Whether it be providing practical advice on day-to-day employment and discrimination matters, or formulating complex, high-stakes industrial strategy, Christa analyses clients’ key business drivers when assessing legal risk, to deliver straightforward, pragmatic insights and advice.

Christa’s deep technical expertise and experience in navigating workforce hurdles to help clients achieve their operational objectives is second-to-none. She is renowned for her ability to think outside the square when designing and implementing strategies for industrial change; in fact, she successfully implemented the use of partnerships and other resourceful non-traditional models of engaging a workforce across the maritime industry.

Christa has a strong State and Federal Government practice, acting as a trusted advisor on many complex employment matters. Her 15+ years’ experience working with clients across a broad range of industries, including maritime and ports, logistics, construction, aged care, theme parks and technology makes her a highly competent and sought-after advisor, litigator and workplace investigator.

Christa’s innovative and intuitive approach will add enormous value to the firm’s exciting journey as Australia’s largest national specialist workplace firm.


Client quotes from the Legal 500 . Christa has “proven time and time again that she is willing to go the extra mile to be a valuable partner for us, making herself available at all times (often out of hours) to assist with pressing and time-sensitive matters that are significant to our business.

Recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Lawyer in Employment Law since 2019 and as a Recommended Lawyer  2016-2018.

Recognised as a Recommended Lawyer in Legal 500 in Labour & Employment: 2021.