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: