Charlotte Clark

Senior Associate

Charlotte studied law and international studies at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Charlotte commenced employment with Hall Payne in March 2020. She was admitted as a solicitor in November 2019 and has practised in Hall Payne’s Employment and Industrial Law department since then. Charlotte is also able to assist clients in criminal matters.

Charlotte has a wide practice area which includes:

Charlotte has extensive experience in the various Commissions and Courts for employment law and industrial relations matters, often appearing before the Fair Work Division of the Federal Court of Australia, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, Fair Work Commission and the NSW Industrial Relations Commission.

Charlotte is passionate about advancing workers’ rights through strategic litigation and collective action. She is adept at navigating complex legal issues and achieving positive outcomes for our clients.

Before joining our team, Charlotte worked in the Trade Union movement first as an Organiser and then as an Industrial Officer. She has an in-depth understanding of the legal issues faced by the modern Australian workforce and the important role Trade Unions play in protecting the rights of all workers.

Outside of work, Charlotte enjoys surfing, hiking and free diving.

Reviews for Hall Payne Sydney

05 Jun 2024  Google Janet C
Outstanding warm professional service with exceptional knowledge at all stages of interaction with this company. Highly recommend Tim at Hall Payne Lawyers
24 May 2024  Google Tessa B
The whole team were so helpful and the advice I received from Charlotte was explained so well and very thorough.
I would highly recommend Hall Payne to anyone who needs help with employment issues.
19 Mar 2024  Google Benjamin A

4-star rating

08 Mar 2024  Google Rob O

Hall Payne Lawyers were referred to me and I'm so glad I engaged their services. Joe, Tim and Luke were nothing but professional, efficient and great to work with.

From my initial contact the facts and potential outcomes were clearly communicated with empathy yet the commercial reality of any court proceedings. During the process I found the matter seamless within the firm and was really appreciative of a very successful outcome.

Appointing good legal representation is of the outmost importance and Hall Payne certainly did the job for me!

22 Feb 2024  Google Jonathan C

Contacted Hill Payne Lawyers for some help with a contract. Delighted with the prompt availability over the phone, reasonable prices and billing terms. Tim spoke clearly and was easy to follow and provided valuable insights.

14 Feb 2024  Google Zaneta H

Very knowledgeable and nice to work with!

13 Feb 2024  Google Dylan R

I had the pleasure of working with Leanne Taylor for my 491 visa application, and I couldn't be happier with the experience.

Leanne's expertise and professionalism were evident from the start, guiding me through every step of the process with patience and clarity. Her personalized approach and attention to detail made a daunting process feel manageable and even straightforward.

I greatly appreciate Leanne's dedication and support, and I wholeheartedly recommend her services to anyone in need of immigration assistance.

Thank you, Leanne, for your exceptional support and expertise!

05 Feb 2024  Google Lawrence

I cannot speak highly enough of the team at Hall Payne Lawyers. Their service and dedication have left an impression on me, and I wholeheartedly recommend their services to anyone in need of legal representation.

From the very beginning, Hall Payne Lawyers demonstrated their commitment to understanding my unique situation. They took the time to patiently listen to my concerns, asking questions to gain a comprehensive understanding of the matter at hand. With this information, they provided me with an initial opinion and transparent cost estimates, allowing me to assess my options with clarity and confidence.

As soon as I enlisted their services, I felt an immense sense of relief knowing that I had entrusted my case to a team of highly experienced professionals. Their expertise and professionalism were evident in every interaction and decision they made on my behalf.

Thanks to their exceptional negotiation skills and understanding of the legal landscape, Hall Payne Lawyers successfully achieved the outcome I had hoped for. Their strategic approach, combined with their commitment to my best interests, proved to be a winning combination.

I cannot express enough gratitude to the entire team at Hall Payne Lawyers. I wholeheartedly recommend their services to anyone seeking legal representation. With Hall Payne Lawyers you are in the hands of true professionals who will fight relentlessly to protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

Thanks again !

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Recent Blogs by Charlotte

$184,000 fine for employer who failed to pay entitlements on termination

$184,000 fine for employer who failed to pay entitlements on termination

When an employee resigned from her employment as General Manager at Atanaskovic Hartnell Corporate Services, the employer refused to pay her final pay entitlements, including outstanding wages, annual leave and long service leave. In Court proceedings, the employer was ordered to make payment but failed to do so within the 21-day requirement. Significant penalties were subsequently ordered.

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Worker awarded over $130,000 compensation after employer breach of employment contract

Worker awarded over $130,000 compensation after employer breach of employment contract

In a significant win, Hall Payne has secured over $130,000 in compensation for an engineer, with the Court determining there had been a breach of his employment contract.

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Strong defence strategy critical to dropping serious traffic offence charges

Carefully considered criminal defence strategy delivers just result for Sydney bus driver

A carefully crafted defence strategy has resulted in the dropping of one serious traffic-related charge and no prison time for the remaining charge.

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Can I get my job back after unfair dismissal?

Worker's job reinstated after unfair dismissal

A recent decision of the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has quashed a compensation order in an unfair dismissal matter and held reinstatement to be the appropriate remedy.

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