Sewar Mitanis

Senior Associate & Principal Workforce Advisor

Sewar Mitanis

About Sewar

Sewar Mitanis is a senior associate and highly experienced industrial relations and workplace professional with the skills and knowledge to provide authoritative advice and representation to local governments. Sewar obtained her Bachelor of Laws from Tel-Aviv University, Israel in 2004 and later completed her post graduate studies at the Queensland University of Technology and the College of Law, Queensland and was admitted as a Legal Practitioner to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2010.

Sewar’s experience covers both private and public sectors working with the Local Government Association Queensland and Peak Services, the Australian Medical Association Queensland, the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, various Queensland Government Departments as well as working as a Lawyer within a leading National Law Firm in Jerusalem, Israel.

Key Experience

Lead the negotiations of numerous Certified Agreements

Experience defending a high profile Unfair Dismissal claim before the Fair Work Commission

Key role in the drafting and modernisation of several complex public sector Awards

Core Capacity

  • Employment Law
  • Industrial Relations
  • Awards
  • Enterprise Bargaining
  • Investigations
  • Performance Management
  • Contracts
  • Appeals
  • Workplace Compensation
  • Strategic Delivery
  • Robust Methodology
  • Industry Knowledge


  • Bachelor of Laws