Carla Vinciullo

Partner - Employment & Workplace Relations
Carla Vinciullo

Carla is a Partner – Employment and Workplace Relations and heads up this specialist practice area for the firm.  Carla has advised clients across a range of industries, from small businesses to multinationals, for over thirteen years with respect to their employment, human resources, workplace, industrial relations and occupational safety and health needs. 

An accomplished advocate, Carla frequently appears as counsel in employment and workplace relations matters, including in the Fair Work Commission, Western Australian Industrial relations Commission, the Federal Circuit Court, the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Western Australia.

Carla has worked on matters throughout Australia, having worked for international and top-tier law firms in Perth and Sydney. In 2011 Carla was seconded to assist a major Australian airline in that company’s watershed industrial disputation with multiple unions.  In 2015, Carla was seconded to a global engineering company to provide in-house employment and industrial relations advice.

She is knowledgeable, approachable and understands each client is unique.  Carla enjoys partnering with clients to find practical solutions and minimise legal risk. 

 

Articles

"Underpayments - A Lesson From The Fresh Food People"
"State System or Federal? - Do You Know Your IR Jurisdiction"
" Pay Rates and Payroll Changes from 1 July 2019"
"Is Your Workplace Well"
"A New Leave Entitlement Under the Fair Work Act"
"Are They Really Casual Employees or Hidden Liabilities"
 

areas of expertise

Carla’s expertise in Employment and Workplace Relations includes advising on:

  • Day-to-day workplace and employment issues, including performance, conduct and leave entitlements
  • Post-employment restraints and associated enforcement
  • Unfair dismissal and general protections claims
  • Contracts of employment
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Restructures, redundancies and transfer of business
  • Employee entitlements and liabilities, including in business sales
  • Equal opportunity, harassment and discrimination and representation in State and Federal tribunals and commissions
  • Policies and procedures
  • Workplace training and investigation
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Award requirements and compliance
  • Industrial relations and enterprise bargaining, including union disputation and right of entry

qualifications

Bachelor of Law, University of Notre Dame Western Australia (2005)

Admitted Supreme Court of Western Australia (2007)

Masters of Employment and Labour Relations Law (2019)