Jennifer Flinn

Barrister Murray Chambers

Jennifer is a trusted advisor and advocate with over 25 years of legal experience. She has cultivated a diverse practice spanning workplace relations, commercial law, and administrative law and she joined the Independent Bar in Western Australia in 2023.

With an extensive background in workplace relations, Jennifer has advised employers and senior executives in a wide range of employment and industrial relations matters. She has represented clients before the Fair Work Commission and Federal courts, handling disputes related to enterprise agreement interpretation, unfair dismissal, adverse action, and unlawful discrimination. 

Jennifer’s experience includes enforcing confidentiality and non-compete obligations in the Supreme and Federal courts, as well as conducting workplace investigations and providing advice on outcomes. Jennifer has also represented the Fair Work Ombudsman in matters relating to the Fair Work Act 2009.  

Her litigation experience encompasses prosecuting corporations for failure to comply with continuous disclosure obligations, handling claims against directors for breach of duties, prosecuting large insurance, breach of contract and trade practices claims, and working with corporate creditors and professional administrators to turnaround or liquidate financially stressed businesses, including enforcement proceedings. 

In gaining proficiency in administrative law, she has acted as General Counsel for a public university and held the position of Director and Senior Executive Lawyer at the Perth office of the Australian Government Solicitor. Jennifer’s expertise in administrative law includes advising the Commonwealth in the Robodebt Royal Commission and representing agencies before State and Federal administrative tribunals.