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Hedy Cray

Hedy is the senior partner in the Brisbane Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety practice and is widely considered to be the preeminent 'go-to lawyer' in Queensland on strategic matters.

Hedy has over 24 years' experience advising on employment, industrial relations, discrimination and health and safety law, and routinely assists public and private sector clients on complex and multi-faceted disciplinary matters, investigations, major change, strategy, employer reputation, compliance and emergency response matters.

With considerable industrial relations and dispute experience, Hedy has developed and executed industrial strategy and response for many employers, large and small and negotiated and concluded agreements in the Federal and State jurisdictions.

Hedy has a thorough understanding of the law and also personalities involved in the employee relations arena, and has stand out expertise in managing complex matters.

Hedy is also considered one of Queensland's pre-eminent workplace relations lawyers and trainers. She regularly conducts tailored workplace training sessions for clients, improving their ability to respond to strategic workplace issues, including in workplace investigations, managing disciplinary processes, addressing culture and compliance, managing ill and injured employees, and ensuring safe workplaces.

Hedy's experience extends also into all aspects of Queensland's workplace health and safety laws, emergency and disaster response, including defending prosecutions, advising on pleas and assisting clients as their emergency/disaster legal contact for 24/7 support.