Emily Baxter

Special Counsel

Emily is an experienced and passionate employment and industrial relations lawyer. Clients turn to Emily for her ability to simplify complex issues and provide timely and pragmatic advice.

She takes pride in providing advice and support in a manner that considers the broader and strategic needs of a business. She values a client relationship in which she understands key stakeholder interests and the wider operational goals to ensure that her advice is commercial, practical and tailored to meet these interests and goals.

A skilled litigator, Emily will partner with clients through a full range of contested matters including industrial action and disputes, restraint of trade and breach of contract claims, and discrimination, unfair dismissal, general protections, and anti-bullying applications. She is also able to advise and assist in all aspects of employment and industrial law including day-to-day human resources issues such as employment entitlements, workplace grievances, policy and procedure compliance, managing ill and injured employees, recruitment and termination.


Listed in Doyle’s Guide as an Australian Employment & WHS Law Rising Star – 2022-2023.