Leanne Dorricott

Special Counsel. Brisbane.

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Leanne Dorricott

Leanne is a workplace relations law specialist with almost 20 years’ experience

Leanne’s experience has involved providing legal and strategic advice and representation on all aspects of workplace relations for Commonwealth, State, Federal and local governments as well as private sector clients in the mining and resources, rail, manufacturing, health, financial services and aviation industries.

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Leanne is a workplace relations law specialist with almost 20 years’ experience

Leanne’s experience has involved providing legal and strategic advice and representation on all aspects of workplace relations for Commonwealth, State, Federal and local governments as well as private sector clients in the mining and resources, rail, manufacturing, health, financial services and aviation industries.

Leanne also has significant experience and expertise in the area of school law, having acted for a number of schools on a wide range of legal matters since joining Corrs in 2006.

Leanne is noted for her understanding of her clients' business needs and ability to provide pragmatic and relevant advice.

Leanne Dorricott

Leanne's Expertise

  • Work Health and Safety Leanne has advised a number of clients on work health and safety, including policy development, compliance and managing major workplace incidents. She also has significant experience in providing practical workplace training on work health and safety issues.
  • Enterprise Agreements Leanne has assisted clients with the negotiation and approval of enterprise agreements, including union engagement issues. She has also recently represented a client in an application by a union for a majority support determination, and an appeal of the decision.
  • Employment Disputes Leanne has acted for a range of clients in employment disputes including unfair dismissals, general protections claims and discrimination complaints in both State and federal jurisdictions.
  • Workplace Change Leanne had provided strategic advice to clients on all aspects of workplace change including restructures, outsourcing and sale of business.
  • School Law Leanne has acted for a number of schools providing workplace relations advice, representation and training, as well as policy development and advice on a wide range of other legal issues such as child protection.
  • International Experience Early in her career, Leanne worked at BBC Worldwide in London in the Corporate practice and performed some consulting work in London in the area of employment law.

    While working at Corrs, Leanne has advised overseas clients from a range of jurisdictions on compliance with Australian workplace relations laws.

Leanne's Leadership

  • Queensland Law Society Member
  • Queensland Industrial Relations Society Member