Qualifications Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - University of Queensland Master of Laws - Bond University Professional Admission Solicitor - Supreme Court of Queensland, Federal Court of Australia, High Court of Australia Amanda holds the degrees of Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Queensland and a Master of Laws from Bond University. She has also undertaken law courses at the University of Leiden, Netherlands and the European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy. Amanda was admitted to practice as a Solicitor in 1982. She has worked with law firms in both Brisbane and London and is presently part-time Special Counsel with Franklin Athanasellis, specialising in workplace relations. In 2008 Amanda was accredited by the Queensland Law Society as a Workplace Relations Specialist. She also serves as Chair of the Queensland Law Society's Workplace Relations Accreditation Committee and is a member of the Society's Industrial Law Committee. Amanda joined the law school at Bond Unversity in 1991. She has taught across a wide range of subjects with particular focus on Administrative Law, Constitutional Law and the elective subject Employment and Workplace Relations Law, which she introduced into the curriculum in 1995. In her area of research interest, employment and workplace relations law, Amanda has published a number of articles and chapters in books and is a regular speaker at academic and industry conferences both in Australia and overseas. She is also a founding committee member of the Australian Labour Law Association and a co-editor of the case notes section of the Australian Journal of Labour Law.
Garden leave, the right to work and restraints on trade, Australian journal of labour law (2009)
Employers concerned to protect confidential information and customer connections after the termination of the...
Unfair dismissal under Work Choices, The National Legal Eagle (2007)
On 27 March 2006 the Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Act 2005 (Cth)...
The changing role of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission in resolving workplace disputes, ADR Bulletin (2006)
The substantive provisions of the Work Choices amendments to the Workplace Relations Act...
What is a genuine industrial dispute? Attorney General for the State of Queensland and the State of Victoria & Anor v Riordan & Ors; Ex Parte the Australian Liquor Hospitality and Miscellaneous Workers Union & Ors, High Court Review (1996)
There is a long standing doctrine that the service and rejection of a...