Qualification(s): Grad Dip Leg Prac/Law, LLB, BBus
Emily Creak is an employment and industrial Associate, practising in Maurice Blackburn’s Melbourne office.
Admitted to practice in 2012, Emily acts for and advises clients in a variety of employment matters including employment contracts, adverse action, unfair dismissal, redundancy, disciplinary investigations and workplace bullying. She has successfully represented clients before the Fair Work Commission and the Federal Courts, and has also assisted numerous clients achieve positive settlement outcomes without the need to litigate. Emily is listed by the prestigious Doyles Guide as part of the only first tier law firm for employee & trade union representation in Victoria in 2017.
“Employment and industrial law is an area that affects all of the working population. I have a passion to help people in an area in which it is often to get access to justice,” says Emily.
Emily is a hardworking, passionate and committed lawyer who prioritises the objectives of her clients and provides strategic, practical advice that assists in the speedy resolution of their matter. She finds the opportunity to use her skills to help clients with their employment matters the most rewarding aspect of her work. Her legal skills combined with her background in commerce and accounting is an advantage when representing clients.
“I am driven to fight for my clients because I recognise that in most employment matters, employees will not have the upper hand. I enjoy working with clients that have been subject to injustice to ensure that I do what I can to help them to get a fair and just outcome.
“I have the skills to give clients clear and comprehensive advice about their employment entitlements and legal rights, and assist them to pursue these rights and obtain a fair outcome.
“I prioritise the objectives of my clients and aim to provide strategic, practical advice that assists in the speedy resolution of their matter.”
Memberships & accreditations
- Law Institute of Victoria member
- Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association member
- Consumers’ Federation of Australia member