Margaret Diamond

General Counsel and Team Leader, Harmers Workplace Lawyers

About Margaret and area of expertise

Margaret graduated from the University of Sydney with honours in law in 1993. She worked in both the commercial and employment and industrial practices of one of Australia's largest law firms before joining Harmers Workplace Lawyers in 1996 (as a founding member of the firm).

Margaret provides advice in relation to terms and conditions of employment, discrimination claims, termination of employment issues and award interpretation, in addition to assisting clients with strategic industrial relations planning.

Margaret provides vital support for clients in a wide range of employment-related litigation. She has undertaken dedicated and thorough research and prepared detailed papers and submissions in a number of leading cases run by Harmers over the past decade. These involve two of the largest sexual harassment claims in Australian history; the largest unfair contract case in Australian history; defence work in one of Australia's largest safety disasters; and the preparation of detailed analysis for recovery of entitlements for employees involved as victims of one of Australia's largest corporate collapses in the Global Financial Crisis.