Workplace Relations for Employees
James is a Senior Associate in the Employment and Industrial Relations group in Melbourne with broad experience in all aspects of employment law.
James’ expertise includes contractual disputes, disciplinary and termination matters including unfair dismissals, discrimination and general protection disputes.
With his comprehensive employment law background, James has experience acting for employees, independent contractors, senior executives, trade unions and not-for-profits.
James' experience includes:
19 January 2022 - Knowledge
#Workplace Relations for Employees, #COVID-19
The Fair Work Commission has confirmed that an employee’s dismissal for refusing to comply with a Victorian COVID-19 vaccination mandate was not unfair.
05 May 2021 - Knowledge
#Workplace Relations for Employees
The Fair Work Commission has ruled that an employee who disclosed details of a workplace investigation to their partner was unfairly dismissed because a direction to confide only in their lawyer was unreasonable.
20 Mar 23 to 31 Mar 23
This year's national program will take place over a two-week period from 20 to 31 March 2023, providing you with a checklist of skills for the year ahead including: building a high performing legal team culture, an update and a practical approach to legal ethics, steps to improve the effectiveness of professional communication and legal research skills. Registration for all webinars is now open and complimentary.
02 Apr 23
In January 2023 the Productivity Commission released its final report into Australia’s maritime logistics system, with the primary focus on the ports sector. In this session, our team will unpack and explore some of the key findings and recommendations, to help you focus on port productivity initiatives and position yourself well in relation to any new or increased regulation in the sector.