Gabrielle is an Accredited Specialist in Employment and Industrial Law under the NSW Law Society’s rigorous specialist accreditation scheme.

Gabrielle has been a practising civil lawyer for 18 years, primarily in Employment and Industrial law in NSW and ACT. In addition to private law firms, she has worked for trade unions and public sector employers. This allows her to bring an understanding of both employer and employee perspectives to the workplace law landscape, as well as to manage the different worlds of work in the public and private sectors.

Gabrielle’s practice has a specialty focus on workplace misconduct and performance, particularly in the public sector. She is a competent advisor, investigator and trainer in this field and Chairs Administrative Appeals for the ACT Government.

Gabrielle’s work extends to advising and litigating across the gamut of employment and industrial law fields, including unfair dismissal, adverse action, discrimination, judicial review, underpayments and breach of contract and award claims. Gabrielle also has extensive experience in the drafting of employment contracts, enterprise agreements and independent contractor’s agreements. She is a seasoned negotiator.

After obtaining her Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences) degree from the University in Sydney in 1992, Gabrielle graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Sydney in 1994. Gabrielle is currently on the High Court roll of practitioners. She initially joined the firm in 2007, working for five years in her specialist field before becoming Principal Solicitor in the Employment and Industrial Relations group at the ACT Government Solicitor’s office. She re-joined Bradley Allen Love in April 2013.

Gabrielle is Commissioner of the Catholic Education Commission, Archdiocese of Canberra-Golburn; Committee Member, ACT Law Society, Employment and Industrial Law Committee and a member of the Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association – ACT Inc.

Practice Focus

  • Performance management
  • Bullying, misconduct and discrimination
  • Employment litigation