Skye is a Practice Leader in the Corporate Advisory Team and heads the workplace relations team at Moores

Skye is an expert lawyer in the fields of workplace relations, discrimination and child safety. A skilled negotiator, litigator and commercial advisor, Skye has led some of the most significant discrimination cases in Victoria.

Skye helps clients by providing wise counsel and clear, practical and commercial solutions.

Skye is recognised for her advocacy and thought-leadership. In 2019, she won the Lexology Legal Influencer Award for leading author for Employment – Australasia, and was nominated for Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Women of Influence for her contribution to the not-for-profit sector.

An in-demand public speaker, Skye has presented to over 20,000 people from corporate, public and not-for-profit audiences in the last three years, bringing energy and insight to the topics of employment, discrimination and child safety.

Why Moores?

"Moores is defined by its dedication, insight, results and values. We are dedicated to our clients, our people and our community; curious about our clients’ objectives; driven to convert our legal know-how to valuable solutions; and empathetic in our approach – we put ourselves in our clients’ shoes to try and understand the challenges they face.

Our approach creates powerful partnerships with our clients – we share the ups and downs, get them to where they need to be, and have fun along the way."

Also…

Skye attributes her curiosity and bias for pragmatism to a childhood in which answers always warranted further questions.

Background

  • Winner of the Lexology Legal Influencer Award for leading author for Employment – Australasia in 2019
  • Nominated for AFR’s Top 100 Women of Influence in 2019 for contributions to the not-for-profit sector
  • Appointed as the External Advisor to the Residential Colleges of the University of Melbourne in 2019, leading their strategy on preventing and responding to sexual harm
  • Appointed to the Independent Advisory Board for Victoria Police in 2016, providing strategic advice on sex discrimination, sexual harassment and predatory behaviour in Victoria Police
  • Law Institute of Victoria’s Government Lawyer of the Year in 2015
  • LLB from Macquarie University, specialising in Journalism and Politics
  • Graduate Diploma in International Law from University of Melbourne