Brittany Byrne

Position

Special Counsel

FCB Workplace Law

Brittany is Special Counsel at FCB Workplace Law and is based in FCB’s Brisbane office. Brittany is a leading expert in providing workplace business solutions to employers in the professional services, education, not for profit, hospitality, retail and construction industries. 

Brittany’s approach is to achieve practical and commercial solutions for business in the many varied and complex issues which arise in the Australian workplace starting from workforce recruitment.  Using her common-sense approach to disputes and litigious matters, Brittany has allowed her clients to achieve commercial outcomes while protecting their reputation in the marketplace.

Brittany is recognised as a ‘safe pair of hands’ and technical expert in workplace relations and industrial relations law.  Her experience includes advising employers on all aspects of the employment relationship. She is a trusted advisor and has a unique skill set.

Her areas of expertise include:

  • Workplace investigations
  • Discrimination and sexual harassment claims
  • Litigation and Fair Work Commission proceedings
  • Award-interpretation and compliance
  • Managing complex employee claims
  • Disciplinary matters

Brittany is particularly interested in pro-actively educating her clients to equip them with the tools required to navigate legal process in courts and tribunals.  The flow-of effect of educating her clients has helped companies achieve optimum performance from their workforces and avoid protracted and expensive workplace disputes.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (The College of Law)