Val Gostencnik

Areas of expertise

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Monash)

Bachelor of Economics (Hons) (LaTrobe)

Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations (Victoria University of Technology)

Professional Organisation

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Val Gostencnik

BEc (Hons), LLB (Hons)

Val Gostencnik is sought equally by governments, corporations and charitable organisations and is an expert and author on workplace legislation and its impact on business and society.

Val is at the forefront of workplace reforms - leading the Corrs' National Workplace Relations Practice Group to act for major Australian and international companies on enterprise agreements and workplace practices, including Multiplex, Downer EDI, Thiess and Transfield Services, from test cases before the High Court to coronial inquiries.

Val works across all court and tribunal jurisdictions, and was Solicitor Instructing Counsel Assisting the Victorian 2009 Bushfires Royal Commission.

Val's other passion is managing Corrs' Giving Back program, which covers the firm's pro bono legal offerings, philanthropy and staff volunteering.

Publications and Editorial Contacts

Employment Law, Practical Legal Content contact: Practical Guidance