Dev Pillay

Senior Associate LLB, BBus (International Business)

office Brisbane
phone +61 7 3225 5984

Dev specialises in defending complex / sensitive litigation relevant to employment law and regulatory prosecutions (with a special interest in the health care sector).

With over 13 years of high quality experience, Dev has worked at leading national and global commercial law firms.

Dev has a strong background in insurance law (including in-house experience at a major insurer) and advises insurers on coverage and litigated matters, particularly in relation to employment practices liability (‘EPL’) claims.

Dev’s practice focuses on the following areas:

  • Acting in relation to general protections and unfair dismissal claims
  • Assisting health care professionals respond to investigations and disciplinary proceedings instituted by regulatory bodies
  • Defending regulatory prosecutions for alleged breaches of safety legislation and the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)
  • Acting for regulatory bodies in relation to prosecutions
  • Advising in relation to grievances and bullying complaints (including acting in relation to anti-bullying applications in the Fair Work Commission)
  • Conducting and advising on workplace investigations into serious allegations of employee misconduct, including bullying and sexual harassment
  • Advising on restraint of trade claims
  • Managing the response to critical safety incidents and subsequent investigation by regulators.

Professional Membership

  • Industrial Relations Society of Queensland
  • Medico Legal Society of Queensland