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Adriana Reina

Special Counsel, Sydney Direct: +61 2 8240 8008

Adriana is a widely experienced employment and migration lawyer. Her clients include businesses across a range of industries, including the technology, financial services, media and fitness industries and foreign-owned subsidiaries.

Adriana provides front and back end advisory services and assistance for employers including:

  • disciplinary processes, strategic terminations and litigation risk and mitigation strategies;
  • litigation management in relation to discrimination, adverse action, contractual disputes, claims to challenge employee dismissal and other common law actions;
  • drafting tailored employment and executive contracts and related commercial agreements;
  • policy drafting, implementation and change management;
  • award and enterprise agreement coverage and minimum rates analysis and compliance;
  • redundancy planning and execution including preparation of separation agreements;
  • management of transactional needs of sponsor employers including high volumes of visa transactions to support the temporary and permanent settlement of foreign workers in Australia and related global mobility needs; and
  • providing organisational support to clients by delivering workshops on effective policy implementation strategies and relevant legislative changes.

Adriana handles matters incorporating all aspects of workplace and migration law including:

  • pre and post-termination claims and investigations;
  • Fair Work Commission proceedings, discrimination and harassment complaints;
  • Conciliation, mediation and litigation management in higher courts; and
  • Assistance with Fair Work Ombudsman investigations and disputes into breaches of employment and migration legislation; and
  • Australian visa applications and related appeals.