DHAA NSW - Members Christmas Party
Please join us to celebrate a successful year! There will be a one hour lecture followed by canapes and drinks for three hours.
Registration 6.30 pm-7pm
Lecture 7-8 pm Employment Contracts by Claire Bateman
Canapes with wine, beer and soft drinks 8-10 pm
Parking is avaliable across the road or the nearest train station is Mascot which is a 5 minute walk
Lucky Door prizes will be draw on the night, prizes include
Registration to upcoming courses, wine , Coles Myer Vouchers
There wil also be a prize given for the person with most cans donated
Claire Bateman - LLB (Hons I) / B.Sc (Biological Science)
Principal Solicitor and Director
Claire has significant experience in the areas of employment law, commercial dispute resolution and work health and safety law. She has held senior positions in some of Sydney's leading law firms, and has provided advice and representation in the abovementioned areas to clients ranging from individuals and small-to-medium businesses, through to government authorities and large publicly listed international corporations.
Having been admitted in both the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia, Claire has appeared in the Local, District and Supreme Courts of NSW, as well as the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court (formerly the Federal Magistrates Court). She is an experienced negotiator and litigator, and has conducted complex multi-million dollar commercial litigation.
Claire has acted for employers and employees in various industries; providing advice and representation in all areas of employment law. This has included: employment contracts and policies, performance management, investigations, privacy issues, unfair dismissal claims, general protections (adverse action) claims, discrimination claims and breach of contract disputes.
In the area of work health and safety law (formerly known as occupational health and safety law), Claire has conducted prosecutions on behalf of WorkCover NSW, and has also advised and represented numerous individual and corporate defendants.
Claire has written and co-authored articles and book chapters for leading industry publications by CCH and Thomson Reuters. She is a member of the Law Society of NSW, the Australian Labour Lawyers Alliance, and NSW Women Lawyers (& Co-Chair of the Thought Leadership & Policy Sub-Committee).
This year as part of our end of year party we would like each attendee help us support the Exodus Foundation by bringing along a canned good or an item/s from the list below
The Exodus Foundation ‘You Can Make a Difference’ canned food drive gives effect to the notion of active citizenship and provides an opportunity to participate in a valuable charitable activity. Being part of this program provides a unique opportunity for people to show compassion and empathy for those less fortunate than ourselves.
What goods are needed:
- Canned/tinned items
Priority items: Tuna, salmon, ham, chicken (low salt), soups and casseroles
Other: baked beans, canned fruits, lentils, chick peas, spaghetti
Tins of instant coffee (500g and larger)
- Gift cards
$5 or $10 gift cards for supermarket retail stores (These are not given to our guests directly, but are used to buy the freshest produce as required)
Any support given willbe greatly appreciated
To find out more about the Exodus Foundation please visit
1 CPD hour