Sharné’s experience in building and construction law commenced even before she was admitted as a lawyer, and she has practised predominantly in the construction sector during her 8+ years in the legal industry.
Sharné’s experience commenced with working in a top-tier firm with principals and first and second tier contractors, where she gained in-depth knowledge and experience in major, complex projects. For the past 3+ years, Sharné has been practising as a construction lawyer in Toowoomba, where she has worked closely and collaboratively with a number of principals and developers on key projects including commercial, civil and residential developments. She has ensured that each project has the best chance of success, and that any potential dispute is dealt with swiftly and practically. Sharné also has experience acting for a number of local construction businesses, which has further fostered her involvement and presence in the local construction industry.
In addition to her construction experience, Sharné regularly helps businesses and clients solve an array of employment matters, including appearing at conciliation conferences, providing strategic advice on solving and settling applications and providing guidance to employers on an array of workplace matters such as redundancy, work health and safety, employment agreements, policies, procedures and other employer obligations.
Sharné also regularly assists clients in their ‘every day’ legal disputes including recovering bad debts, partnership and shareholder disputes, competition and consumer law claims and leasing and property disputes.
Sharné is the Director of Enterprise Legal’s Construction, Litigation and Employment Teams.