Madaline is a specialist in dispute resolution, predominantly dealing with employment and industrial related matters.
Prior to joining Makinson d’Apice, Madaline was employed in the Office of the General Counsel, NSW Police Force. In that role, she regularly advised upon unfair dismissal and broader disciplinary matters, medical retirements, discrimination claims, and requests for information. She also managed a number of complex projects with multiple stakeholders, resulting in changes to internal government policies and processes, more specifically in the misconduct investigation and handling space.
Madaline has appeared as an advocate in the Industrial Relations Commission, and has conducted and managed complex litigation in that jurisdiction, as well as the Supreme Court of NSW, the Court of Appeal, the Coroner’s Court, the District Court and the High Court of Australia.