Genevieve Auld

Baker & McKenzie


Genevieve Auld is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Employment and Industrial Relations practice groups in Sydney. Prior to joining the Firm, she was a judge's associate at the Federal Court of Australia and an Industrial Officer at a trade union. She also interned in the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, the Australian Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department and Central Desert Native Title Services.

Genevieve has contributed content to the Australian Human Resources Guide, a handbook on the latest research and legal developments in employment and HR.

Practice Focus

Genevieve helps employers meet their obligations under the Fair Work Act 2009 and similar legislation. She regularly assists clients in drafting contracts of employment, executive agreements and human resources policies, as well as reviewing existing contracts and policies to ensure they accord with best practices and comply with current law.

Genevieve also has experience in dispute resolution, having handled numerous commercial and employment-related litigious matters in multiple jurisdictions, including before the Fair Work Commission, the Federal Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of NSW.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New South Wales Young Lawyers Employment Law Committee


  • Australian Capital Territory~Australia (2012)


  • L'Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po Paris) (2010)
  • University of California, Berkeley (2009)
  • Australian National University (Bachelor of Laws First Class Honours)
  • Australian National University (Bachelor of Arts)


  • English
  • French