Ms Alison Baker > Hall & Wilcox > Melbourne, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Hall & Wilcox
LEVEL 11, RIALTO SOUTH TOWER
525 COLLINS STREET
MELBOURNE, VIC 3000
Australia

Work Department

Employment and workplace relations

Position

Alison has more than 20 years’ experience in a wide-ranging employment practice, advising private sector and public sector clients on all aspects of employment, industrial relations and human resources law, and work health and safety law. She also advises private and public sector organisations on the application of privacy legislation.

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Behavioural Science

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Data protection

Hall & Wilcox supports its clients on a range of privacy issues, including compliance obligations, complaints for breaches of privacy, data security breaches, and GDPR compliance. The team works with public and private sector bodies, advising on privacy policies and submissions to the Australian Information Commissioner alongside representing clients in investigations and conciliation conferences. The team is led by Alison Baker  in Melbourne, who has a broad practice encompassing providing compliance and strategy advice to clients in a broad range of sectors, and data breach response support. Sydney’s Alison Choy Flannigan specialises in the healthcare sector, working with providers in a variety of settings, and has been particularly active in Covid-related data issues.

Australia > Labour and employment

The national employment team at Hall & Wilcox has strength in contentious work, conducting its own litigation in the Fair Work Commission, anti-discrimination tribunals and Australian courts. Restraint of trade matters are also a key area for the practice. Its client roster includes public and private sector clients and local and state governments. Karl Rozenbergs  is the group head and skilled in conducting litigation for clients in the aged care, financial services and manufacturing sectors and quasi-governmental bodies. Rosemary Roach and special counsel Nicholas Beech recently joined the team from Corrs Chambers Westgarth and King & Wood Mallesons respectively. Alison Baker and Mark Dunphy  in Melbourne, and Fay Calderone and Aaron Dearden in Sydney are also notable team members.