Ben is a Special Counsel with over seven years of experience specialising in the area of workplace relations and safety, during which time he has developed extensive knowledge and expertise in all aspects of that discipline.
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.
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
18 May 21 to 15 Jul 21
In this seminar series, we look at the different funding models and project structures involved in social housing and build to rent projects, as well as integrated transport and precinct development hubs.This seminar series is being offered in our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Registration for this seminar series is complimentary and now open.