Janey Kuzma

Senior Associate, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Area of expertise

Employment law and occupational health & safety


Masters of Labour Relations Law, University of Melbourne (2010), Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Monash University (2004), Bachelor of Arts, Monash University (2002)

About Janey

Since joining the Workplace Relations Group in 2004, Janey has provided compliance and strategic advice to public and private sector clients in relation to employment law, discrimination law, industrial relations and occupational health and safety law. Janey has advised and represented several employers in the Victorian Government sector and particularly in emergency services, including the Chief Commissioner of Police and the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board. From April 2008 to May 2009 Janey was seconded to the Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations in Canberra and assisted in the development and implementation of the Commonwealth Government's workplace relations reforms, including the Fair Work Act 2009 and associated transitional legislation.

Janey has also worked on secondment with the Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman as its Principal Lawyer in the Victorian and Tasmanian litigation practice and in 2009 and 2010 has represented the Fair Work Ombudsman in litigation in the Magistrates' Court of Victoria and the Federal Magistrates' Court.From March 2010 - September 2010 Janey worked with the Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman as a part of its Fair Work Implementation Strategy Team, providing legal and strategic advice in relation to the implementation of transitional arrangements in modern awards and Fair Work Australia's first annual wage review decision.