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Nikita Matchado

Baker McKenzie


Nikita is an Associate in the Employment & Industrial Relations team. She joined the Firm in 2015 and, following rotations through different teams within the Firm, commenced her current position in March 2018.

Practice Focus

Nikita has a broad practice in employment, workplace relations, discrimination and workplace health and safety.

She has worked with clients across a range of industries, including clients in the retail, education, manufacturing and not-for-profit sectors. She has provided advice on employment and workplace relations issues to both domestic and international clients.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising on a range of employment issues including contracts of employment, discrimination, workplace privacy, redundancy and dismissals
  • Advising on modern award coverage and compliance matters for a range of industries, including the manufacturing, retail and storage services industries
  • Advising on workplace health and safety issues and assisting in major safety investigations and coronial inquests
  • Assisting in workplace bullying and harassment investigations
  • Advising on the employment and workplace health and safety aspects of large-scale local and international transactions, including multi-billion dollar transactions
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts of employment and workplace policies and procedures

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Institute of Victoria - Member


  • Victoria~Australia (2017)
  • High Court of Australia (2017)


  • Monash University (BA (major in Politics), LLB (Hons))
  • College of Law (Grad DipLP)