Benjamin is a partner in our Workplace Relations & Safety Group. He provides straightforward and practical guidance and direction to businesses in relation to all aspects of labour and employment law. He helps them to understand the issues they face and deliver their desired commercial outcomes. Benjamin works collaboratively with his clients, building a strong rapport and becoming their trusted adviser and an integral part of their team.
Benjamin’s clients range from private business owners to multi-national and listed companies and government bodies. He has significant experience in managing highly unionised industries, such as construction, resources, manufacturing, transport, health and education. He also has a range of clients across the professional services, hospitality, retail and other industries.
Benjamin has recognised since 2019 by The Best Lawyers in Australia as a leading practitioner in Labour and Employment Law.
Benjamin specialises in:
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Benjamin has advised a number of Australia’s leading employers in relation to matters of critical importance to their businesses, including some of Australia’s most significant transactions.
He is also experienced in dealing with media and protecting the reputation of his clients.
He has managed major litigation in State and Federal courts across Australia, as well as regularly appearing before specialist industrial relations tribunals such as the Fair Work Commission.
Examples of Benjamin’s litigation experience include:
18 Oct 23 - Canberra
With the recent major data breaches and increased public focus on privacy, ensuring privacy compliance is of great importance for everyone working in the Australian Public Sector (APS). This seminar will provide you with an overview of the reform proposals arising from the Privacy Act Review and their implications for the APS. Join Canberra partner Elizabeth Carroll and associate Lachlan Speak as they explore the proposed reforms with a focus on those affecting the responsibilities of Australian Government entities and APS employees.
19 Oct 23 - Brisbane
The changes to the unfair contract terms regime are fast-approaching. From 9 November 2023, Treasury Laws Amendment (More Competition, Better Prices) Act 2022 (Cth) will significantly expand the number of contracts entered into in the building and construction industry that are subject to the regime.