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Sharmilla Bargon

Social Justice Practitioner in Residence/Senior Solicitor, University of Sydney

Sharmilla Bargon is a specialist employment and discrimination law practitioner. She is a Senior Solicitor at Redfern Legal Centre and coordinates the Employment Rights Legal Service, a statewide employment rights service in NSW. She is passionate about assisting migrant workers and working on broader law reform campaigns to achieve systemic change. She was awarded NSW Women Lawyer Community Legal Centre Lawyer of 2023 and in the same year was one of the first joint Social Justice Practitioners-In-Residence at USYD law school working on a research project looking into the use of non-disclosure agreements in resolving sexual harassment matters, as is hoping to use this work to advocate and reform legal practice.


  • –present
    Social Justice Practitioner in Residence, University of Sydney