Karli Evans, Partner, Maddocks, Mebourne
Karli Evans has more than 18 years’ experience acting for private and public sector clients in a range of high profile employment and industrial relations matters.
Karli joined Maddocks in 2015, after 10 years in the Employee Relations team at Herbert Smith Freehills.
Karli’s practice spans the full spectrum of employment law and industrial relations matters. She has been seconded to Telstra and the Fair Work Ombudsman for 6 month periods. She was also seconded to the Freehills Brisbane office to provide support to the enterprise bargaining round for BMA.
As one of Australia’s leading employment litigators, Karli has represented clients including Qantas, Jetstar and Toyota in matters of national significance (including testing the scope and application of the Fair Work Act) in courts including the Federal Court and Fair Work Commission.
With particular expertise in the building industry, Karli has acted for large construction companies and the ABCC in issues including unlawful industrial action, right of entry and code compliance.
Karli’s recent work includes advising on modern award compliance, workplace audits, bargaining and EBA disputes, whistleblower protections and high stakes employee claims.