Nadia Stojanova


Victorian Bar

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Nadia Stojanova is a barrister at the Victorian Bar. Nadia’s practice focuses on employment law, industrial relations, regulatory and administrative law.

Nadia runs a busy practice where she is regularly briefed for litigation, advice, drafting and complex workplace matters (such as high-risk investigations and media-sensitive disputes). Nadia has a special interest in regulatory schemes specific to employment law around Australia (such as the wage theft and labour hire licensing schemes) as well as cases involving the interpretation of enterprise agreements and modern awards.

Nadia manages a wide range of employment matters involving a broad suite of industrial issues such as breaches of employment contracts/modern awards/enterprise agreements/statutes, industrial negotiations, sham contracting, Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) civil remedy provision contraventions, underpayment claims, workplace bullying, discrimination, general protections, unfair dismissal, annualised salary concerns and bonus scheme disputes.

Nadia has a strong academic background. Nadia is an Accredited Advocacy Instructor with The Australian Advocacy Institute and an Honorary (Senior Fellow) within the University of Melbourne in Law. She has worked as a coordinator and lecturer at La Trobe University, Deakin University and the University of Melbourne. Nadia is preparing to deliver workplace bargaining at the University of Sydney. Nadia has been published multiple times in peer-reviewed, scholarly legal journals and is preparing the final draft of her PhD thesis on the legal prevention of workplace bullying.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Nadia developed broad professional experience in employment law and industrial relations. Nadia worked in principal, senior and advisory positions across numerous sectors including the legal industry, government, academia, business, the professional services industry and a registered organisation. Nadia has worked across organisations including Ernst & Young, the Australian Industry Group, Industrial Relations Victoria in the Victorian Government and the Box Hill Institute Group.