Yoness Blackmore

Executive Counsel Knowledge

As a trusted legal advisor, Yoness relishes knowing her client’s business and pain points as this drives best fit practical advice and superb workplace outcomes.

Yoness has extensive experience in resolving complex people and workplace issues, across the work life cycle. She advises on recruitment and work status, grievances/whistleblowing, confidential investigations, performance management – conduct and capability, ill/injured employees, staff retention, workplace change, workplace privacy and surveillance, competing employees/ex-employees, complicated remuneration arrangements, underpayments, unfair dismissal/adverse action claims and difficult exits.

With an eye for detail, Yoness meticulously creates and adapts workplace documentation to best support the client’s business and to mitigate risk.

Training is a key skill. Yoness loves teaching difficult legal concepts in an engaging and practical manner to embed workplace change and a best practice business culture.

Yoness is insatiably curious about the myriad of complex and constantly-changing workplace laws. What do laws say now, what will laws say in the future and how can we best support our clients to be agile and responsive within this mercurial environment?