Karen is a Senior Associate and the day to day lead of the Ashurst Asia Employment Team based in Singapore. She advises clients across Australia and the Asia Pacific region on a variety of employment and workplace relations issues. Karen brings truly pan-Asian/Australian experience to her role advising corporate clients on a broad range of issues including international employee mobility, restructurings and redundancies, people issues in M&A transactions, leave entitlements and benefits, disciplinary issues and dismissals, collective bargaining and privacy. She has particular expertise with respect to the management of senior executive employment, from commencement to separation and has advised a range of clients regarding litigious matters (working with local counsel). Karen regularly assists clients across all industries, including financial services, aviation, healthcare and technology, transportation, construction and manufacturing.
Karen also undertakes work in conjunction with Ashurst Singapore's broader disputes practice, particularly in the area of anti-bribery and corruption.