Ella Clements

Senior Associate

About Ella

Ella has experience with private and public sector clients in key areas of workplace relations and safety law, including industrial relations. She is experienced in dealing with applications and disputes in the Fair Work Commission and State and Federal Courts, particularly unfair dismissal and general protections claims.

Ella provides strategic and commercial employment advice to clients, including in relation to restructuring, drafting and interpretation of employment contracts and workplace policies, compliance with industrial instruments and enterprise bargaining. Ella also has experience in contractual disputes and post-employment restraint matters, discrimination claims, workplace investigations and disciplinary matters.


  • City of Melbourne

    Advising on processes for protected action ballot orders and preventing and stopping industrial action. Providing legal and strategic advice for dealings with union representatives, including in the FWC in relation to unprotected industrial action.

  • Costco

    Assisting with Costco’s most recent enterprise agreement bargaining, including reviewing various moderns awards to assist with award coverage and classification analysis to assist with BOOT analysis.

  • Hume Bank

    Advising on NERR requirements and drafting and conducting review of enterprise agreement in preparation for submission to the FWC, including BOOT analysis.

  • RMIT Training

    Assisting with industrial relations matters including enterprise agreement drafting, negotiations and FWC approval application matters.

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