Michael’s practice covers workplace relations, partnership disputes and work health and safety law. He acts for employers, employees and partnerships in a wide range of matters, including unfair dismissal and general protections claims (for both employers and employees), discrimination claims and safety prosecutions.
He works with clients across a range of sectors, including finance, construction, communications, media and other professional services. Michael has also acted on behalf of various State and Federal government departments.
Michael’s experience includes:
08 August 2023 - Knowledge
#Workplace Relations & Safety
In this new series on employment contracts, we highlight standard clauses which regularly end up the subject of dispute, why these disputes arise and how they can be avoided. In this first instalment, we explore standard clauses and an employer’s right to exercise discretion over bonus payments.
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.