Partner LLB, BA
phone +61 3 8399 6193
Nick has practised in the field of employment and industrial law throughout his legal career. He understands the time and cost pressures that employers and insurers face and works closely with clients to provide workplace solutions that are responsive, pragmatic and commercial.
Nick acts for a diverse range of longstanding clients, which range from start-up and small family-owned enterprises through to major insurers, multinational and publicly listed companies, statutory authorities, schools, hospitals, IT firms, financial institutions, industry associations, contract cleaning companies and professional service firms.
Nick has experience across the full breadth of employment law issues, including advice and representation on employment contracts, executive and director issues, workplace policies and training, work, health and safety, Award and Enterprise Agreements, labour-hire arrangements, disciplinary processes and investigations, workplace restructures, transmission of business, industrial disputes, dismissals, and the enforcement of post-employment obligations. He also represents schools on disciplinary, discrimination and liability issues affecting students.
Nick frequently represents parties in all forms of employment-related litigation across federal and state industrial tribunals and courts. He has exhaustive experience in claims, including unfair dismissal, general protection and discrimination, underpayment, breach of contract, breaches of industrial instruments, misleading and deceptive conduct, injunction applications and litigation concerning the independent contractor/employee distinction.
In addition, Nick regularly speaks on employment issues, including at workplace training, industry forums and in the mainstream media.
January 20, 2017
STU v JKL (Qld) Pty Ltd and Ors  QCAT 505 In a recent decision, Queensland’s Civil and Administrative Tribunal found…Continue reading
May 29, 2017
Mr James Kaufman v Jones Lang LaSalle (Vic) Pty Ltd T/A JLL  FWC 2623 Background Mr Kaufman (the Applicant) was…Continue reading
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