John is a specialist employment and industrial relations lawyer with more than 30 years’ experience. He has been recognised by his peers in Best Lawyers Australia for labour and employment and been acknowledged by Chambers Asia Pacific as a leader in his field.
John started his career in senior human resources and industrial relations roles in the media and construction. This earlier experience brings a practical and commercial perspective to John’s advice and strategies and ensures the identification and early resolution of issues.
John’s expertise is in collaborating with his clients and developing tailored employment and industrial relations strategies to achieve the best possible outcomes. He has worked with clients across a broad range of industries, helping them to better understand their employment decisions and achieve their goals.
John has previously advised on employment law matters, including issues arising from mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructures; employee incentive schemes; executive employment arrangements; enforceability of post-termination restraint provisions; workplace investigations into bullying, harassment and discrimination; redundancy and general employment related litigation.