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 is recognised by Best Lawyers as a leading practitioner in Labour and Employment Law.
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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:
22 August 2018 - Knowledge
#Workplace Relations & Safety
The controversial WorkPac decision of the Full Federal Court last week (WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene  FCAFC 131) has rejected the commonly understood position that an employee designated as a casual under an award or enterprise agreement is a casual for all purposes.
11 Feb 20 to 10 Nov 20 - Brisbane
This series will equip you with the knowledge and tools to buy and/or sell better, will ensure you remain compliant in this increasingly regulated environment, and will maximise your chances of success and beat off the competition.
21 Jul 20
Please join Construction & Infrastructure partner, Scott Alden, associates, Victoria Gordon and Krishneel Kumar, and lawyer Andrew Morello, as they discuss everything you need to know about the electronic execution of deeds and documents by individuals and companies.
28 Jul 20
In this webinar, Paul Venus, Holding Redlich Queensland Managing Partner and Chris Cook, Partner of Worells Solvency & Forensic Accountants will outline how business owners and their advisors can get some confidence—when possible—beyond the crisis that the business will not be derailed by legacy debt.