Ekaterini Karabatos


Senior Associate

Industry Focus

Infrastructure & Construction, Retail

FCB Workplace Law

Ekaterini is a Senior Associate in our Sydney practice. Ekaterini has been with FCB for 6 and a half years and is currently working on secondment at Boral Limited Australia as an expert advisor on the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work.

During her time at FCB, Ekaterini has gained valuable experience in her capacity both as a solicitor and a consultant across the field of employment law, workplace and industrial relations as well as work health and safety.

At FCB Workplace Law, Ekaterini’s areas of expertise are:

  • Industrial bargaining (including termination, variation and renegotiation of enterprise agreements) and disputes
  • Union engagement
  • Industrial strategies
  • Workplace investigations and reports
  • Restraint of trade and post-employment obligations
  • Litigation including dispute proceedings under enterprise agreements, unfair dismissal, general protections, discrimination- including at the FWC, federal Court etc
  • Advice on entitlements and modern award/EA interpretation
  • Employment contracts
  • Employment policies
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Restructure, redundancy
  • Transfer of business
  • Counselling and disciplinary outcomes
  • Terminations
  • Advising on managing ill and injured employees
  • Managing BOOT compliance

Finalist – Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards


  • BA LLB. (Hons)