Janine Young

Partner. Melbourne.

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Janine is an exceptional workplace relations practitioner.

With an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the regulatory framework of workplace relations in Australia, Janine combines excellent technical and analytical skills to deal with complex legal issues in this challenging area of law.

In particular, Janine has been involved in high profile matters involving large-scale, complex employment law and industrial relations issues for Amcor Ltd; drafting of submissions in relation to the exceptions and exemptions in the Equal Opportunity Act 1995 for the Catholic Education Office and conduct of the Coronial Inquest into the level crossing deaths at Kerang, Trawalla and Stony Point for V/Line Pty Ltd.

Janine’s expertise and experience in her field is sought out by clients and colleagues alike.

Janine is an exceptional workplace relations practitioner.

With an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the regulatory framework of workplace relations in Australia, Janine combines excellent technical and analytical skills to deal with complex legal issues in this challenging area of law.

In particular, Janine has been involved in high profile matters involving large-scale, complex employment law and industrial relations issues for Amcor Ltd; drafting of submissions in relation to the exceptions and exemptions in the Equal Opportunity Act 1995 for the Catholic Education Office and conduct of the Coronial Inquest into the level crossing deaths at Kerang, Trawalla and Stony Point for V/Line Pty Ltd.

Janine’s expertise and experience in her field is sought out by clients and colleagues alike.

“Best Lawyer - Occupational Health & Safety” Best Lawyers Peer Review
Janine Young

Janine's Expertise

  • Amcor Ltd Conduct of large-scale, complex employment law and industrial relations due diligence in relation to proposed sale of business and the provision of extensive strategic and other advice in relation to employment law and industrial relations issues arising from a proposed sale of business
  • Catholic Education Office Drafting of submission on behalf of the Catholic Education Office in relation to the inquiry by the Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee of Cabinet into the exceptions and exemptions contained in the Equal Opportunity Act 1995.
  • Department of Justice Provision of extensive strategic and technical advice in relation to a proposed workplace agreement between the Country Fire Authority and the United Firefighters’ Union of Australia.
  • Mirvac Ltd Advice in relation to a serious workplace injury and the subsequent conduct of defence of prosecution for breach of occupational health and safety legislation.
  • V/Line Pty Ltd Conduct of the Coronial Inquests into level crossing deaths at Kerang, Trawalla and Stony Point.

What others say

  • “Best Lawyer - Occupational Health & Safety” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2014

Janine's Leadership

  • Law Institute of Victoria Member
  • Victorian Women Lawyers Association Member
  • Australian Labour Law Association Member