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Leading national law practice Colin Biggers & Paisley is once again set to expand its Employment and Safety team with the appointment of partner Megan Bowe, based in Sydney.

Megan has more than 10 years' experience in workplace and industrial relations law. She has assisted her clients across the entire employment life cycle from employee engagement, terms and conditions of employment and remuneration through to disciplinary and performance management processes and termination of employment.

Megan works across a diverse range of industries but has particular experience in the aged care industry. Investigating allegations of misconduct, including elder abuse, theft, discrimination, bullying and harassment and in enterprise bargaining.

Managing Partner Nick Crennan said Megan's appointment further strengthens the position of the team, recognised in the Legal 500 for its ‘speedy, knowledgeable and commercial’ practice and for the handling of a wide range of employment work.

"Megan's appointment follows closely behind Sara McRostie in Brisbane," Nick said.

"The team is growing nationally I'm particularly excited we continue to attract some of the most impressive talent to the practice and into partnership."

Speaking of her decision to join Colin Biggers & Paisley, Megan said she was looking forward to joining the national team,

"I'm particularly looking forward to working with the team. It's an interesting time for workplace relations, particularly given the impending election and the trend in employment-related class action litigation." Megan said.

This is Colin Biggers & Paisley's latest senior female appointment in its growing practice and follows the appointments of employment and safety partner Sara McRostie, employment and safety special counsel Dimity Leahy and restructuring and insolvency senior associate Hannah Griffiths

For more information please contact Linda Branton on 02 8281 4594 or linda.branton@cbp.com.au.
 
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Colin Biggers & Paisley was founded over a century ago. Today we are a legal practice with 68 partners and 470 employees. We are highly regarded for our expertise in construction, insurance, property, government, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, banking and finance, corporate and commercial, employment and safety, planning and environment, restructuring and insolvency, transport and logistics. We act for major corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, government departments and individuals. We have both the capacity and the expertise to deliver on complex national and multinational projects.

Colin Biggers & Paisley is based in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, with associated firms in Adelaide and Perth. Through our affiliation with ADVOC Asia, ADVOC International, ADVOC Europe and ADVOC Latin America, as well as our close association with Dubai law firm LutfiCBP, we are able to offer access to quality legal advice around the globe.

We launched the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation in 2015, with a core focus on promoting and protecting the rights of women and children in Australia and abroad through an innovative mix of pro bono legal services, volunteering and charitable contributions.

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