Get in touch with Andrew
Adelaide(08) 8212 1077
Andrew is a highly respected workplace relations lawyer with over 23 years of experience acting for employers and employees in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Darwin.
Andrew specialises in the preparation of employment contracts and workplace policies, termination of employment, restraint of trade, industrial relations, enterprise bargaining, unlawful harassment, discrimination and workplace prosecutions.
He is a skilful negotiator with comprehensive knowledge and extensive experience in litigation in employment and industrial law in both the Federal and State jurisdictions. He has acted in a wide variety of proceedings in the Federal Court, Supreme Court, District Court and Federal and State Industrial Tribunals.
Andrew has applied his skills across a diverse range of industries including recruitment, security, cleaning services, retail, sport and entertainment, hospitality and the public sector. This has allowed him to utilise his comprehensive skills in bargaining, industrial strategy, discrimination and executive level employment. He is recognised for his ability to identify potential issues before they eventuate, and deliver strategic advice that is clear and practical.
Andrew has acted for a number of high profile clients including:
· Multinational mining corporations
· One of Australia’s largest brewing companies
· The world’s largest facility services provider
· A premier Australian advertising agency
· A multinational automotive manufacturer
Andrew also works with numerous small and medium sized enterprises in
areas such as recruitment, labour hire, agribusiness, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, financial services, retail, wholesale, health services, security services, sport, hospitality, real estate, building and construction, storage services, community services and advertising.
- Bachelor of Law, University of Adelaide
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Adelaide
- Admitted to practice 1988
MY AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Industrial and Employment Law
- Workplace Issues
- Restraint of Trade
Media & Blog Posts
Whether or not an employer can make it mandatory for its employees to get vaccinated will depend on the circumstances of the employment. An employer cannot mandate vaccination simply because they want to or they think it is the "right thing to do". They must have a lawful and reasonable basis for doing so.Read more
The High Court of Australia in the recent decision of Workpac v Rossato has confirmed that a “casual employee” is one which has no firm advance commitment as to the duration of their employment. Further that when assessing whether or not an employee is casual, paramount regard must be had to any contract of employment...Read more