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Uche Okereke-Fisher

 

Contact Details

Phone: +61 2 9223 1522
Email: ufisher@statechambers.net

Date of Admission to the Bar

2015

Date of Admission as a Solicitor

2007

Areas of Practice

  • Employment and Labour Law
  • Administrative and Migration Law
  • Laws of Private Associations and Societies
  • Equality, Discrimination, Vilification and Harassment Law
  • Equity and Commercial Law

Qualifications

  • BA (English Language)
  • LLB (University of London)
  • LLM (University of Sydney) (Distinction)
  • MBA (Ecole Superieure de Gestion, Paris

Appointments

  • NSW Bar, Diversity and Equality Committee


 

Practice Overview

Prior to commencing practice at the NSW Bar, Uche was a practicing solicitor and member of the Law Society of New South Wales. She has worked as Senior Corporate Counsel, Head of Legal, Chief Contracts Negotiator, Legal and Compliance Manager for multiple ICT Multi-National Companies including Hewlett Packard, Avaya and Salesforce.com

She has extensive experience advising corporations on workplace relations as well as negotiating multi-million dollar ICT, Financial services agreements. She is an alumnus of the Harvard Law Program on Negotiation.

At the NSW Bar, Uche runs a general practice. She accepts briefs on a wide spectrum of practice areas. However, her core areas of interest include Employment/Industrial Relations, Commercial Law, Contractual Disputes, Laws of Associations, Administrative and Migration Law, Consumer Protection Laws, Restraint of Trade matters. Uche accepts direct briefs from corporations and in-house counsels in all areas of the law. She has appeared, unled in a wide range of matters in the Supreme Court, Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, Fair Work Commission and Local Court. A significant component of her practice includes commercial advisory work for small businesses.

 


 

Cases

Supreme Court Cases

  • Nouri v Australian Capital Territory [2020] ACTCA 1 [ Led by Brett Walker SC and Andrew Campbell]- Medical Negligence
  • Nouri v Australian Capital Territory [2018] ACTSC 275 [ Led by Michael Cranitch SC and Andrew Campbell] – Medical Negligence
  • Cambodian Buddhist Society of NSW and Anor v Meng Eang Thai and Ors [2017] NSWSC 1433 [Unled]- Incorporated Associations
  • Cambodian Buddhist Society of New South Wales and Anor v Meng Eang Thai and Others [2018] NSWSC 569 [Unled] – Incorporated Associations

 

Successful Administrative Law/Migration Cases [Unled]

Federal Court of Australia

  • CGS18 v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs [2021] FCA 1196
  • CPJ17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (No 2) [2018] FCA 16
  • FIP17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2019] FCA 99
  • BFR15 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCA 1057

 

Federal Circuit Court of Australia/ Federal Circuit Family Court of Australia

  • ALV18 v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs [2021] FedCFamC2G 122
  • Van Chuong Vo v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor [2021]
  • FXO18 v Minister for Immigration & Anor [2020] FCCA 2233
  • ANL17 v Minister for Immigration & Anor (No.2) [2020] FCCA 2166
  • El Mir v Minister for Immigration & Anor [2020] FCCA 1416
  • El Mir v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs (No 2) [2021] FCCA 1093  

 

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

  • ToTK and Minister for Home Affairs (Migration) [2018] AATA 4483 (3 December 2018)
  • Taleb Ibrahim v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

Employment Law Cases [Unled]

Federal Court of Australia

  • Dahdah v Platinum Distributors Australia Pty Ltd [2020] FCA 1608

Federal Circuit Court of Australia/ Federal Circuit Family Court of Australia

  • Loukis v Compaction & Soil Testing Services Pty Ltd [2021] FCCA 281
  • Loukis v Compaction Soil Testing Services Pty Ltd (No 2) [2021] FedCFamC2G 185
  • Carr v Empirical Works Pty Ltd & Anor [2017] FCCA 1813
  • Chambers v The Trustee for Goanna Tracks Trust & Anor [2019] FCCA 3766
  • Khoreich & Cisco Systems Australia Pty Ltd [2019] FCCA 3845

 

Fair Work Commission

  • Alexis King v D.C lee & L.J Lyons [2016] FWC 1664 
    Unfair Dismissal case. Appeared for the Applicant. Case decided in favor of Applicant.
  • De Paiva Souza, Debora v Apple Study Group Pty Ltd T/A Apple Study Group
U2016/974
    Unfair dismissal case. Appeared for the Respondent.
  • Calvey v The Law Society of New South Wales C2017/963
    Unfair dismissal case. Appeared for the Applicant.
  • Cardosa v Australian Automotive Group Pty Ltd/ A City Ford 
    Fair Work Commission U2015/12870. Unfair Dismissal case. Appeared for the Applicant.
  • Ehsan Haq vs NSW Health Pathology
    Industrial Relations Court – IRC 964 of 2015. Unfair Dismissal. Appeared for the Applicant.