Profile of Fiona Austin

Fiona Austin


About Fiona Austin

Fiona Austin is a specialist in employment & safety law.

Fiona joined Allens in 2023, with 9 years' prior experience as corporate counsel in the energy sector. She also has 15 years' experience in workplace law with other top-tier law firms.

Fiona holds a specialist legal accreditation in workplace relations as well as post-graduate qualifications in health and safety management.

Fiona works closely with clients to support their operational excellence, and is experienced across many high risk industries including energy and resources, telecommunications, government and defence, logistics and transport, aviation and marine.

She is experienced in deploying best practice employment and safety legal advice for all business functions including:
  • employment and safety governance
  • risk management and compliance 
  • strategic planning for major projects
  • construction and operations delivery
  • industrial relations and commercial disputes
  • crisis response and regulatory investigations
  • litigation including coronial inquests and prosecutions
  • leadership training and capability development