Abigail Jacks

Lawyer (Australian Qualified)

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Abigail works with domestic and international employers predominantly in the banking and finance, natural resources and technology space. She advises on a wide range of general advisory, contentious and transactional employment issues such as:

  •  restructuring and redundancies;
  • TUPE transactions;
  • disciplinary and grievance matters;
  • employment contract and policy drafting; and
  • executive appointments and terminations.

Relevant Experience

  • Advising major international investment manager on the termination of senior executive following global restructure.
  • Advising oil and gas company on TUPE obligations during an intragroup transfer.
  • Managing multi-jurisdictional ER and HR projects for global background checking company.
  • Assisting with sensitive and high-profile investigation of a senior executive for international financial services company.

Career History

After completing a summer clerkship with MinterEllison’s Sydney office in 2018, Abigail worked within the Employment team as a Paralegal, Graduate, Solicitor and Associate before joining Memery Crystal in London.
Abigail was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2020 and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and Law Society of New South Wales.

Abigail holds a Juris Doctor (with Distinction) from the University of New South Wales. She also has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Melbourne, in which she spent a semester studying international politics at the University of Edinburgh.