Ben is a Partner in our Workplace Relations and Safety team, with many years of experience developing extensive knowledge and expertise in all aspects of employment law.
Ben provides advice and representation to a range of clients from ASX-listed companies to small business owners across numerous industries including hospitality, retail, manufacturing, professional services, health, government and sport.
Ben’s approach is to work closely with his clients to build trust and gain an in-depth understanding of their businesses, enabling him to provide practical and tailored solutions that align with clients’ objectives and motivations. He acts for many high profile organisations where reputation management is a key consideration, and has assisted clients to reduce or avoid any adverse publicity, even in the face of significant public interest.
In addition to the fundamental elements of workplace and industrial relations law, such as employee management, discipline and dismissal, discrimination, award and enterprise agreement interpretation, and disputes and post- employment obligations, Ben has significant expertise in:
Ben specialises in providing advice and strategic recommendations to assist clients to prevent or minimise their exposure to legal risk in respect of all employment-related matters.
This includes advice in respect of:
Ben’s litigation experience includes:
10 March 2021 - Knowledge
#Local Government, #Workplace Relations & Safety
The impact of COVID-19 will make enterprise bargaining between local government employers and their employees a challenging exercise this year. We outline some of the key considerations for employers before starting the conversation.
07 October 2020 - Knowledge
#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19
A recent Fair Work Commission ruling further highlights the risks for employers of dismissing an employee by electronic means without a face-to-face meeting.
22 Mar 22 to 22 Nov 22
In this seminar series, we look at the opportunities and issues for major infrastructure projects across a range of sectors, including health, housing and new energy. This seminar series is being offered in our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Registration for this seminar series is complimentary and now open.
07 Apr 22 to 10 Nov 22
More than ever, ports are vital nodes for an increasingly complex web of international trade and supply chains. Ports have become an increasing focus for security, environmental and competition regulation and their role and efficiency within global supply chains is being scrutinised by governments and industry alike. At the same time, ports find themselves at the forefront of the development and facilitation of alternative energy sources, often literally acting as the gatekeepers for the inflow of such technology and projects into Australia or out to the rest of the world. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate these challenges and opportunities in 2022.
10 May 22 to 29 Nov 22
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2022 Queensland local government seminar series which we have tailored specifically for mayors, councillors and Queensland local government employees including lawyers, town planners and compliance officers. These seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for local governments.