A partner in Colin Biggers & Paisley's employment and safety team since 2016, Megan's areas of expertise include equal opportunity, discrimination, unfair dismissal, harassment and diversity, work health and safety, and industrial relations.
She is an experienced employment litigator and defends claims in the industrial, discrimination and human rights, workplace health and safety, and civil jurisdictions.
Megan's practice is focused on working with insurers and their insureds to resolve or defend claims arising under employment practices liability (EPL) policies and directors' and officers' policies. She is recognised as the preferred EPL lawyer in Brisbane by some of Australia's largest insurers.
Megan advises clients in various industries including education, health, transport, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, government and the not-for-profit sector on matters such as employment, work health and safety, equal opportunity, harassment and bullying. She also regularly conducts training sessions for clients on these topics.
In the 2018 and 2020 editions of Doyle's Guide Megan was recognised as a leading Employment Lawyer (Employer Representation) in Queensland. She is listed in the 2020 to 2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in Australia for Labour and Employment Law. In the 2022 to 2024 editions, Megan is listed for her expertise in Employee Benefits Law and Government Practice.
Megan is also a director on the board of the Catholic Network Australia (CNA).
Megan holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources and Industrial Relations in addition to holding a Bachelor of Laws. She was admitted to practice in Queensland in 2000.