Annie Smeaton

With over 18 years’ experience as an advocate with a strong background in industrial and employment litigation, Annie provides her clients with strong representation and practical commercial advice.

Annie specialises in industrial, employment and anti-discrimination law. She has extensive experience dealing with proceedings in the Federal Court and Circuit Court, Fair Work Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission, Anti-Discrimination Commission, State Tribunals and Commissions, and more recently the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.

Annie has a strong background in industrial and employment litigation and has acted in a variety of litigated employment and industrial relations matters, including general protection claims, right of entry and other disputes, unlawful and unfair dismissal, breach of contract, misuse of confidential information, restraint of trade and anti-discrimination complaints.

Annie has been recommended in Doyle’s 2015 and 2017 Guide list of leading Queensland employment lawyers.

She is available to speak on all topics in her practice of employment and workplace relations law, including labour hire & enterprise agreements, fair work, managing workers’ compensation claims, sexual harassment, managing performance and conduct at work, managing ill and injured employees, employment contracts and independent contractor matters.  Annie also advises a range of non-State Schools, independent colleges and TAFE institutes about a range of law and education matters, including pre and post enrolment matters, student and staff protection and managing complaints.


Information on Annie:

Available for: Panel Speaker; Guest Speaker; Workshops.

Categories: HR, IR & Safety; Law & Politics.

Travels from: Brisbane