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Erin Hawthorne

Partner

Melbourne
Direct: +61 3 9631 0718
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Erin Hawthorne is a Partner in the International Employment Law practice of Seyfarth Shaw in Australia. Formerly an in-house counsel, she draws on this experience assisting clients to find the best legal strategy for their business through a lens of practicality.

With an extensive employment law practice, focussing on helping clients to either avoid litigation or engage in litigation to achieve the best advantage. She has extensive experience managing employment investigations and assisting clients respond to regulator compliance investigations. Erin works with clients across a range of industries, including responding to single employee or union claims as well as day-to-day employment queries. 

Erin often provides commentary around changes in the employment and industrial relations landscape at industry conferences and is quoted in go-to industry publications.

Erin Hawthorne is a Partner in the International Employment Law practice of Seyfarth Shaw in Australia. Formerly an in-house counsel, she draws on this experience assisting clients to find the best legal strategy for their business through a lens of practicality.

With an extensive employment law practice, focussing on helping clients to either avoid litigation or engage in litigation to achieve the best advantage. She has extensive experience managing employment investigations and assisting clients respond to regulator compliance investigations. Erin works with clients across a range of industries, including responding to single employee or union claims as well as day-to-day employment queries. 

Erin often provides commentary around changes in the employment and industrial relations landscape at industry conferences and is quoted in go-to industry publications.

Education

  • LL.B., (Hons), Monash University (2004)

  • B.A., Monash University (2004)

Admissions

  • An Australian legal practitioner, admitted in Victoria (2006)