Larissa specialises in all areas of workplace law, including employment, industrial, contractual, discrimination, safety, workers compensation, whistleblowing, restraint of trade, professional conduct and disciplinary matters. Larissa also practices in defamation, human rights and commercial law.
As well as being an experienced litigator, Larissa also provides high quality advice and is experienced in conducting investigations and mediations.
Larissa was admitted as a solicitor in 2003 and called to the NSW Bar in 2012.
Prior to commencing at the NSW Bar, Larissa was a Senior Solicitor with the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) from 2009 to 2012 and from 1994 to 2004 was an industrial officer and a union official with the Community and Public Sector Union.
Larissa was the President of NSW Women Lawyers from 2018 to 2020.
Master of Laws UNSW
MComm (Industrial Relations), BComm UOW
- Beyond the bounds of Uber: Implications for Australia NSW Law Society Journal Issue 76, April 2021
- Employment Law: Law Handbook 13th, 14th and 15th editions Redfern Publishing House 2017-2020
- Termination of employment and bullying pages on Practical Law: Thompson & Reuters 2018
- Claiming the “penalty privilege” in Fair Work Proceedings, Law Society of NSW Journal May 2015
- Penalties for breaches of the Fair Work Act skyrocket, Victorian Law Journal 2014
- Bullying Provisions in the Fair Work Act, HR Magazine 2013
Seminars and Conferences
- Sessional Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales, she has taught Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the graduate program in 2015.
- Larissa regularly presents lectures and seminars on workplace law and professional matters such as sexual harassment, bullying and flexible workplaces.