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Amelita Hensman2018-10-23T16:19:04+00:00

Amelita is an Associate Partner at Pointon Partners practising in Employment Law and Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution.

Employment Law

In the area of Employment Law Amelita advises on all aspects of employment, discrimination law, employment policies, interpretation and advice on awards and termination of employment including unfair dismissal and adverse action.

Amelita also has experience in providing advice in relation to performance management and the redundancy process. She assists clients across a broad range of industries.

Amelita regularly advises on issues relating to sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination law and workplace investigations.

Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Amelita has broad ranging experience within commercial litigation including contractual, employment and state tax disputes in the Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates Court, the Fair Work Commission and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Amelita’s experience includes advice on pre-litigation planning and strategic resolution of disputes.

Amelita provides tailored, commercial advice and solutions to her clients.

Areas of Law & Expertise

In the area of Employment Law, Amelita’s expertise includes:

  • Preparation and interpretation of individual contracts – common law;
  • Employment advice – general workplace relations law advice;
  • Interpretation and advice on awards;
  • Anti-discrimination issues management – from preparation and implementation of equal opportunity policy to initiating and defending complaints of discrimination;
  • Advice on harassment in the employment context;
  • Unfair dismissal actions; and
  • Advice on performance management and redundancy processes.

In the area of Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Amelita’s expertise includes:

  • Contractual and property disputes;
  • Debt recovery;
  • State tax disputes;
  • Court and tribunal appearances;
  • Alternate dispute resolution and strategic resolution of disputes; and
  • Strategic litigation analysis – legal opinions on potential liabilities and pre-litigation planning.
Qualifications & Memberships

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University.

Memberships:

  • Law Institute of Victoria.
  • Employment and Industrial Relations Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria.
  • Industrial Relations Society of Victoria.
Recent publications

Amelita is an Associate Partner at Pointon Partners practising in Employment Law and Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution.

Employment Law

In the area of Employment Law Amelita advises on all aspects of employment, discrimination law, employment policies, interpretation and advice on awards and termination of employment including unfair dismissal and adverse action.

Amelita also has experience in providing advice in relation to performance management and the redundancy process. She assists clients across a broad range of industries.

Amelita regularly advises on issues relating to sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination law and workplace investigations.

Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Amelita has broad ranging experience within commercial litigation including contractual, employment and state tax disputes in the Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates Court, the Fair Work Commission and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Amelita’s experience includes advice on pre-litigation planning and strategic resolution of disputes.

Amelita provides tailored, commercial advice and solutions to her clients.

Areas of Law & Expertise

In the area of Employment Law, Amelita’s expertise includes:

  • Preparation and interpretation of individual contracts – common law;
  • Employment advice – general workplace relations law advice;
  • Interpretation and advice on awards;
  • Anti-discrimination issues management – from preparation and implementation of equal opportunity policy to initiating and defending complaints of discrimination;
  • Advice on harassment in the employment context;
  • Unfair dismissal actions; and
  • Advice on performance management and redundancy processes.

In the area of Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Amelita’s expertise includes:

  • Contractual and property disputes;
  • Debt recovery;
  • State tax disputes;
  • Court and tribunal appearances;
  • Alternate dispute resolution and strategic resolution of disputes; and
  • Strategic litigation analysis – legal opinions on potential liabilities and pre-litigation planning.
Qualifications & Memberships

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University.

Memberships:

  • Law Institute of Victoria.
  • Employment and Industrial Relations Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria.
  • Industrial Relations Society of Victoria.
Recent publications