Bridget O'Connor

Principal Consultant - Industrial Relations

Bridget’s approachable demeanour encourages clients to open up about their concerns and helps them find mutually beneficial solutions.
Bridget’s composed manner and high-level technical capability provides clients with confidence in her pragmatic and purposeful approach to finding the best possible outcomes.

Naturally empathetic, Bridget takes the time to listen to her clients, understand the true nature of their pain points, and help them make strategic business and people decisions.

Her exceptional critical thinking skills for any complex task, no matter how big or small, allows Bridget to get to the heart of the matter and provide relevant and sustainable advice, mitigating potential risk for her clients.

Bridget’s combined degrees in Law and Business (Human Resource Management) and her experience in several in-house employee relations roles, both in and outside of Australia, allow her to take a holistic view in analysing issues, looking at them from multiple angles.

Bridget provides strategic guidance and advice to clients across various industries in relation to their employment and industrial relations needs. She supports clients with performance management, discipline and termination processes, workplace investigations, enterprise bargaining agreement negotiations, and the interpretation and application of Industrial Instruments and relevant legislation.

Qualifications & Memberships


  • Queensland Industrial Relations Society