Madeleine Boyd


Madeleine graduated from Macquarie University in 2012 with a Bachelor of International Studies majoring in European Languages (French) and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree.

During the five years since her admission, Madeleine has gained experience working in both private practice and in-house. Madeleine commenced her career as a graduate at one of the top four accounting firms where she specialised in providing advice to large corporations in relation to their employment taxes and expatriate tax matters. Madeleine then moved to the United Kingdom in 2017 and worked for the National Health Service and the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Whilst working at Harmers, Madeleine has excelled in providing practical and strategic advice across a range of the firm’s practice areas, including:

  • Sexual harassment and discrimination claims.
  • Conducting and advising in relation to workplace investigations.
  • Acting for employers in work health and safety prosecutions.
  • Advising employees and employers of their obligations under the work health and safety legislative framework.
  • Day-to-day employment advice on issues such as redundancy, performance management, managing sick and absent employees and terminations.
  • Conducting contract and policy reviews.
  • Large scale litigation in relation to breach of contract, adverse action, discrimination and restraint of trade matters.
  • Advising and assisting corporate clients in relation to potential underpayment claims brought by the Fair Work Ombudsman.

Madeleine’s client base includes small to medium-sized corporate clients within the financial services industry, charitable organisations as well as other ASX listed companies and high net worth individuals.