Michaela Moloney


Level 25, 525 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Ms. Moloney has worked for a wide cross section of clients including employers in the public sector, health, education, retail, energy and manufacturing industries and has significant experience in all aspects of employment, industrial and discrimination law. She acts on a broad range of matters for employers including drafting and interpreting employment agreements and policies, managing employee issues arising out of sale of business and outsourcing transactions, assisting employers with the discipline of employees and termination of employment, negotiating collective agreements, managing long term injured employees, corporate due diligence and interpretation of restraint of trade provisions.

Ms. Moloney has a significant litigation practice and has successfully defended a number of large Australian employers in claims including unfair dismissal, discrimination, general protections and breach of contract in the state courts and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and Federal Court of Australia.

Ms. Moloney takes a practical and proactive approach in her matters to seek to achieve a favourable and early resolution of matters for employers. She is also a skilled presenter, assisting clients with education and training in areas, including performance management, workplace behaviour training and investigations.

Ms. Moloney is a mediator and is able to facilitate mediations in all areas of employment and industrial law including bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment.

Ms. Moloney is ranked as one of Australia's leading lawyers in Labour and Employment Law by Best Lawyers 2019, a widely respected peer review publication in the legal profession.


  • B.A., Monash University (1995)
  • LL.B., Monash University (1998)


Federal Court of Australia, High Court of Australia, Supreme Court of Victoria
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