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Julie Kneebone


About Julie

Julie helps employers to implement time-critical, practical solutions to address their workplace issues. She has seen matters through to state and federal courts and commissions.

What she does

Julie draws on her legal and industry knowledge to advise and represent employers in all areas of employment law, including legislative and award/agreement compliance, terminations, workplace investigations, bullying and harassment, industrial disputes, performance management, discrimination and breach of contract matters. She helps employers to obtain apprehended personal violence orders for aggressive customer and in workplace incidents.

Who she works with

Julie works with general managers, HR managers and legal counsel of local and state government and in the utilities, health, retail and FMCG sectors.


Julie has a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Behavioural Science from Flinders University and a Masters of Employment Relations from Griffith University.

Life before Sparkes

Julie joined Sparke Helmore as a law clerk in our Adelaide office in 2007. She was admitted as a lawyer in 2009 and has worked in our Adelaide and Sydney offices.

Life outside of Sparkes

Julie enjoys exploring local food and wine in Sydney's markets, cafes and restaurants, and spending as much time as she can with family and friends. She loves to travel as often as she can, both overseas and within Australia. When she has time, Julie enjoys running in her local area.

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