• Theresa Moltoni OAM
    Managing Director/Legal Practitioner Director
  • Boneka Somers
    Senior Associate
  • Francesca Musumeci
    Associate
  • Faiyaz Devjee
    Principal Consultant
  • Luke Gilliland
    Lawyer
  • Richard Diqer
    Lawyer
  • Natasha Robinson
    Senior Business Compliance Analyst
  • Katrina Nadschlaeger
    Senior Consultant (Sydney)
  • Dr Paul Harpur
    Special Advisor
  • Theresa Moltoni OAM
    Managing Director/Legal Practitioner Director

Theresa

Theresa Moltoni OAM is the Managing Legal Practitioner Director at IRIQ Law.

Theresa holds a Bachelor of Laws from USQ and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law, she is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Certified Workplace Investigator and both an IRE and Secure Local Jobs Approved Auditor for the ACT Government.

Theresa’s experience spans more than 25 years and covers a wide range of high level roles in a number of industry sectors.  Theresa was awarded an OAM for services to Industrial Relations in the 2016 Queens Birthday Honours.

Theresa sits on a number of Boards including the PA Research Foundation, The Brisbane Club and the Australian Super Qld Advisory Board.

Theresa is the Founding Chair of the Dancing CEOTMs  annual event which raises money for vital support services for victims of domestic violence.

Theresa also founded and has chaired the well-respected Workplace Relations Group at The Brisbane Club for some years.  She co-founded its Legal Interest Group which she continues to Chair.

Theresa has also served as President (and Non-Executive Director) of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Queensland (CCIQ), as Chair of the Workplace Relations Policy Council for the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI),  as the Vice President of the Industrial Relations Society of Queensland (IRSQ) and in the Queensland Community as a Justice of the Peace (Qualified) since August 1992 including a significant period actively participating in the “Justices in the Community” Program.

Theresa has also represented Australian Business at the United Nations International Labour Conference in Geneva since 2018.

Theresa’s background includes:

  • 4 years at WorkPac as HR/IR Director and then CEO
  • 4 years as Global Head of HR at leading retailer Super Retail Group
  • 11 years at Telstra, the last 6 as Qld State HR Manager for Telstra’s Mobile Communications Group
  • Regional Manager of the Office of the Employment Advocate (Workplace Authority) Queensland
  • Qld HR Manager for Franklins Supermarkets

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  • Boneka Somers
    Senior Associate

Boneka Somers is a Senior Associate at IRIQ Law.

Boneka holds a Bachelor of Laws/Arts (Extended Major in Political Science) from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland on 1 August 2016 and is also admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia.

In her role as Senior Associate, Boneka is passionate about providing strategic, commercial advice and representation on a wide range of complex employment and industrial disputes. She has in-depth experience assisting clients to navigate claims in the Fair Work Commission, Federal Court and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission.

Boneka is also experienced in assisting her clients with their broader employment matters, including advising on employment termination and disciplinary issues, compliance and duties under workplace health and safety legislation, unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment, and the management of ill and injured workers.

  • Francesca Musumeci
    Associate

FrancescaFrancesca Musumeci is an Associate at IRIQ Law.

Francesca holds a Bachelor of Laws/Arts (International Relations) from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland on 17 February 2020.

During her studies she undertook various community volunteer engagements, raising funds for local charities. In her final year Francesca worked on a pro bono advocacy project for defence lawyers on the ground in Afghanistan and maintains a keen interest in human rights and anti-discrimination.

At IRIQ Francesca enjoys drafting advices on a range of matters, as well as the making of enterprise agreements, advocacy and litigation in various jurisdictions and delivering high quality customer service.

Having grown up in Brisbane’s northern suburbs in a small business environment, and with her prior experience in customer service and sales in the retail sector, she brings a practical perspective to legal obligations in employment matters.

  • Faiyaz Devjee
    Principal Consultant

IRIQ0816_27Faiyaz Devjee is a Principal Consultant at IRIQ Law.

Faiyaz holds a Masters in Commerce from the University of Otago. His experience in HR/IR spans more than 20 years in various sectors ranging from Construction, Oil and Gas, Mining, and to Academia.

Faiyaz has also served as the Vice President of the Industrial Relations Society of Queensland (IRSQ) and continues to mentor students through the career mentoring scheme at both QUT and Griffith University. He is actively involved in the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Faiyaz is a certified Workplace Investigator and is also certified in Wave Conversion through Saville Consulting and has completed Interest based EA negotiations and Conflict Resolution Training.

Faiyaz experience includes highly developed organisational development and human resource, expertise. He has a strong commercial orientation and acumen, and is passionate about adding relevant value to an organisation to achieve results, engaging stakeholders from a risk sharing perspective, financial acumen and managing multi-segmented stakeholders. He can successfully develop and execute strategic, tactical and operational human resource plans.  He loves to develop, manage and continuously improve processes that will ensure strong business growth.

  • Luke Gilliland
    Lawyer

Luke GillilandLuke Gilliland is a Lawyer at IRIQ Law.

Luke has attained both a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Queensland University of Technology. He was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in April 2017.

With over a decade of experience in training and customer service, Luke has a strong understanding of the dynamic between employee and employer and is dedicated to resolving disputes and ensuring a mutually beneficial solution for all parties involved.

Luke has an interest in supporting small business across Queensland, helping owners and workers alike to navigate the complex legal landscape of employment law.

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  • Richard Diqer
    Lawyer

Richard Diqer is a Lawyer at IRIQ Law.

Richard holds both a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Queensland University of Technology. He was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in April 2019.

With years of management experience in the highly competitive and customer focused Hospitality and Medical Practice fields, Richard brings an intimate understanding of the operating requirements of small businesses to IRIQ.

Richard takes a pragmatic approach when dealing with client matters and believes in providing holistic solutions with a focus on the individual circumstances of his clients.

  • Natasha Robinson
    Senior Business Compliance Analyst

Natasha Robinson is a Senior Business Compliance Analyst at IRIQ Law.

Natasha holds an Associate Degree in Accounting from the University of South Australia.

Natasha has worked in Accounting and Analyst roles in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics and Retail for twenty years.

She has in-depth experience in operational aspects of business, application of regulations, and complex data & scenario modelling.

At IRIQ Law Natasha assists with complex payroll auditing and wage remediation where she is instrumental in building IRIQ’s proprietary IRPAY system to assist employers to meet their obligations and to give Boards comfort that appropriate levels of governance are applied in relation to Employee obligations.

  • Katrina Nadschlaeger
    Senior Consultant (Sydney)

Katrina NKatrina Nadschlaeger is a Senior Consultant at IRIQ Law based in Sydney.

A passionate Human Resources professional with 20+ years experience across all areas of HR/ER, within the Retail, Logistics, Pharmaceutical and Consumer Sectors. Katrina has a track record of success in Managing Transformation & Change Projects, developing People strategies, negotiating Enterprise & Industrial Agreements & strategically advising Senior Business Executives on all key people matters.  Katrina holds a B.Comm in HR/IR, Cert IV in Training & Assessment.   Katrina has an interest in and has also undertaken studies in Law.

  • Dr Paul Harpur
    Special Advisor

Paul-harpur-e1465445581633Dr Paul Harpur is a Special Advisor to IRIQ.

Paul has a PhD in workplace relations and employment law, with a particular emphasis on work health and safety, anti-discrimination and equality laws.

Paul has had a balanced portfolio of practical experience and academic research.  He has advised employers in relation to OH&S, anti-discrimination and general industrial advocacy.

Paul has worked with IRIQ to develop its unique and practical training package on managing workplace injuries and illness.

Client Testimonials

IRIQ's flexibility in learning solutions is suitable for our business as they offer a number of flexible options for learning including webinars, classroom training, simulation, and e-learning.  I would highly recommend them to an employer seeking to balance workplace relations or HR management theory with practical outcomes.

Angela Liebke, Group HR Manager
Watpac Limited

Quite simply IRIQ is the best. Theresa and her team take the time to understand your desired outcomes and then set a strategy in place to deliver it, and deliver it fast. It is when the going gets tough that you really begin to appreciate their skill, determination and values.

David Ash, Chief Operating Officer
Procast Australia Pty Ltd

Theresa has an in-depth knowledge of all matters IR, very professional in her dealings and a pleasure to work with. Theresa was instrumental in helping us to get our collective agreement over the line.

Meaghan Chatfield, Lead HR Advisor, Perth
Transfield Worley

I was extremely happy with the service provided by IRIQ Staff and Management.

They were flexible with my learning timeframes due to personal and work commitments and provided support and clarification. The content was challenging and technical, and assisted with enhancing my knowledge of Industrial Relations. I would recommend this training to any HR/IR professional.

Cahlia Heynen, Brisbane
EC&M, IR101 Training Graduate

Theresa is a genius in the area of Industrial Relations Strategy. There are very few IR experts in Australia and Theresa is among the best. She is able to quickly analyse, recommend and deliver the IR services that your business needs. I would not hesitate to recommend Theresa to anyone seeking assistance and expertise in Workplace Relations matters.

Grace Collier, Melbourne
Industrial Relations Analyst and Columnist for The Australian