Juliana Virine

Special Counsel

Juliana Virine is a member of our employment law team in the Brisbane office. She was admitted in the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia in 2012.

Juliana’s broad practice encompasses the many facets of employment and industrial law. She excels at assisting clients in their difficult employment situations such as:

  • termination of employment;
  • show cause disciplinary processes;
  • discrimination and harassment;
  • redundancy and organisational restructures; and
  • disputes concerning employee entitlements and rights.

Juliana has acted for a significant number of health practitioners with occupational discipline complaints and proceedings with their professional board (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia) and this continues to be one of her specialties.

She assists her clients in a practical and compassionate way.

Prior to joining Hall Payne Lawyers, Juliana was an Industrial Officer at two of the largest unions in Queensland and the Queensland Council of Unions. She has also worked for the Queensland Government in workplace bullying and harassment management and prevention.

Juliana is passionate about ensuring equal access to the law. She is a member of the trade union aid foundation APHEDA and volunteers her legal skills to assist community organisations.

While Juliana isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and, whenever she has the time, cooking and baking.  

Reviews for Hall Payne Brisbane

16 May 2024  Google Kelvin Z

I cannot recommend Hall Payne Lawyers highly enough.

Throughout my case, Alexandra was incredibly responsive, always available to answer my questions and provide updates. She took the time to explain complex legal concepts in a way that was easy to understand, ensuring I felt comfortable and informed every step of the way.

Alexandra’s professionalism, attention to detail, and strategic thinking were key in achieving a favorable outcome for my case.

15 May 2024  Google Sepulona

Ellie and her team at Hall Payne Lawyers were an absolute lifeline during a challenging legal process. From the moment they started working, I felt understood and supported.

Ellie's sensitivity to my feelings made all the difference as she guided me through every step of the journey.

Hall Payne Lawyers expertise and dedication ensured that I felt empowered and informed throughout. I can't thank Ellie and her team enough for their professionalism, empathy, and unwavering support.

01 May 2024  Google Telisa L

I was referred to by a friend and I don’t regret it, thanks for help and work that your team out in!

21 Mar 2024  Google William G

Very highly recommend !

Jaclyn Green and Cale Fryer were very understanding and supportive. They showed empathy and compassion and I felt very comfortable opening up to them about my case and how I was feeling at different stages throughout my case.

Cale was very personal and I knew that he genuinely cared about my health first and foremost. Very professional approach to my case and very reassuring. After every conversation I had with Cale I felt more and more confident that my case was going to have a good outcome which in the end it did.

I have told many people about my experience and the satisfaction I felt at the end of my case after working with the team at Hall Payne Lawyers. I highly recommend the professional team at Hall Payne Lawyers.

20 Mar 2024  Google Janenne B

Leanne Taylor was of great assistance and instrumental in the successful sponsorship and employment of our newest team member.

I highly recommend Leanne for guidance and assistance during this process and will utilise her services should we pursue sponsorship of future employees.

19 Mar 2024  Google Matt L

Kris Birch and Luke Forsyth, and all of the team at Hall Payne helped me navigate a very difficult matter in a capable and compassionate way. I am very grateful for their expertise and care resulting in an excellent outcome.

01 Mar 2024  Google Kylie B

We had a very pleasing experience with Cale from Hall Payne Lawyers. Going through a personal injury matter is stressful but I always felt confident with Hall Payne. They were extremely informative, supportive and reassured us when we needed it.

Over all I highly recommend them for any matter. Thankyou Cale and Jaclyn

29 Feb 2024  Google Niomi C

I had reached out to the team at Hall Payne and was so lucky to have Jessie help me. She was professional and amiable but more importantly got the job done effectively and kept me in the loop along the way.

Making a crappy situation with a dodgy car yard a much easier situation to deal with! Thank you 😊

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Recent Blogs by Juliana

Registered health practitioners have an obligation to notify their National Board of criminal charges

Health practitioners’ obligations to notify AHPRA of criminal charges

In most cases, health practitioners are required to inform AHPRA if they have been “charged” with a criminal offence, whether or not they are convicted.

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Employee rights when returning to work after parental leave

Returning to work after parental leave – your rights

No matter how much you love your job, going to back to work after parental leave can be a scary prospect. So, what are your rights when returning from leave?

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What happens when conditions are imposed on a health practitioners’ registration?

What happens when conditions are imposed on a health practitioners’ registration?

Despite a health practitioner’s best efforts, sometimes conditions may still be imposed upon their registration by a Health Practitioner National Board via AHPRA or the Office of the Health Ombudsman in Queensland.

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When health practitioners face proposed immediate action

Immediate action against health practitioners

For health practitioners, facing the prospect of having immediate action taken against their professional registration can be one of the most stressful times in a health practitioner’s professional career, and it can be difficult for health practitioners to determine who to turn to for assistance.

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