Bianca Dearing is a senior associate in the Employment & Industrial Relations team at Baker McKenzie, Sydney. Bianca joined the team in 2009 and now regularly advises clients from a broad range of industries (both local and international) on a variety of employment-related matters including executive contracts and independent contractor arrangements, discrimination, harassment and bullying, occupational health and safety issues and performance management, and employment termination. Bianca is also actively involved in the Firm's pro bono matters and has assisted in the preparation of publications for the CCH Australian Master Human Resources Guide. She is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales.
Bianca has a particular focus on ensuring that employers meet their obligations under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and similar legislation. She regularly assists clients by drafting contracts of employment, executive agreements and human resources policies, as well as reviewing existing contracts and policies to ensure they accord with best practice and comply with current law. Bianca also has experience in dispute resolution, having been involved in numerous commercial and employment-related litigious matters in multiple jurisdictions including Fair Work Australia, the Federal Court of Australia, the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
- New South Wales~Australia (2009)
- University of Newcastle (LL.B.) (2008)
- University of Newcastle (Bachelor's Degree Economics) (2006)