Emily Haar



Emily supports organisations by providing timely legal advice through every stage of employment, including hiring, managing the workforce, and resolving disputes.

She provides advice to employers from various industries in relation to all aspects of employment, industrial relations, work health and safety, and workers compensation law.

Emily is a co-author of “Independent Contractors: a practical guide” with Professor Andrew Stewart and other contributors from Piper Alderman, published by CCH.

She has been an editor of the University of Adelaide Law Review and a member of the South Australian Law Reform Institute.

Emily hosts Piper Alderman’s podcast, Employment Law for the Time Poor, updating listeners on complicated legal issues in manageable portions.



‘Emily Haar is very approachable for thoughts and opinions as to strategic plan. Business focused and Emily works with the client to minimise risk.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Labour and employment, 2021 edition – Testimonials

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  • The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific – Recommended for Labour and employment – 2021 & 2022 edition
  • Doyle’s Guide – Employment & WHS Rising Stars – Australia, 2018, 2020 & 2021 editions
  • Doyle’s Guide – Leading Employment Lawyers (Employer Representation) – South Australia, since 2023 edition
  • Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards – Finalist for Workplace Relations and Employment Team of the Year – 2016, 2017 & 2018


  • Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association – South Australia
  • Australian Labour Law Association
  • Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association
  • Board Member, Lutheran Education South Australia Northern Territory and Western Australia Inc
  • Director, Lutheran Homes Group Inc, Chair of Governance Committee

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