Kathryn Dent

LLB (Hons), MLLR

Kathryn is a Law Society Accredited Specialist in the area of Employment and Industrial Law. She holds a Masters of Labour Law and Relations, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and a Certified Professional Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI). Kathryn has also completed the “Leading Professional Service Firms” executive education program run by Harvard Business School.

Recommended by Doyles Guide as a Leading Employment Lawyer (Employer Representation) recognises Kathryn’s extensive experience as a workplace relations lawyer for in excess of 20 years advising and representing employers across a range of industries in non-litigious as well as litigious labour and employment law matters. A lawyer who prides herself on her accessibility, responsiveness and pragmatic approach in partnering with clients has seen Kathryn regularly engaged to investigate and mediate workplace disputes and to deliver corporate training across all levels of an organisation including to Boards and senior executives. Kathryn also enjoys regularly presenting at seminars and conferences and conducting Board evaluations and is a current author of several chapters of the LexisNexis publication “Workplace Law”.

In addition to employer clients, Kathryn has also been a long-term advisor to membership-based organisations and their members, as well as senior executives and holds the position of non-executive Director on the Board of The Cerebral Palsy Alliance.


Workplace Law – Fair Work

Awards & Recognition

  • People + Culture Strategies was a finalist in the 2012 ALB Law Awards.
  • The ALB listed People + Culture Strategies in the Top 10 fastest growing law firms in November 2012.

Speaking Engagements

Kathryn regularly presents at various industry and legal seminars, for example Master classes run by Thomson Reuters and seminars run by Akolade and IES.

Areas of expertise
Employment and Industrial Law
Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (UTS)
Masters of Labour Law and Relations (Sydney)
Professional Organisation
People + Culture Strategies
Professional Contact
Tel: +61 (0)2 8094 3107
+61 (0)2 8094 3149
+61 (0) 412 126 366
Email: kathryn.dent@peopleculture.com.au
Web: www.peopleculture.com.au/