Anthony is a member of the Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety team. Anthony makes an effort to really understand his clients' needs and assists them to achieve the best possible outcome. Anthony provides advice to clients in relation to all aspects of employment law, including the related areas of occupational health and safety and equal opportunity. He has extensive experience in drafting enterprise agreements, employment agreements, and policies, providing advice on awards, and managing employment disputes. Anthony was recognised by Best Lawyers 2014 - 2018 for expertise in Occupational Health and Safety Law.

Experience

  • Drafting and advising on enterprise agreements, employment contracts and policies
  • Drafting and advising on independent contractor arrangements
  • Advising on the interaction between enterprise agreements, transitional awards, modern awards, State reference public sector awards and the National Employment Standards
  • Advising on workplace investigations, disciplinary matters, and termination of employment
  • Acting for clients on equal opportunity matters including sexual harassment and discrimination claims
  • Acting for clients in unfair dismissal and adverse action proceedings in the Fair Work Commission and the Federal Court
  • Advising clients in relation to industrial action and dispute resolution before the Fair Work Commission
  • Advising Councils on Councillor conduct issues
  • Advising clients in relation to obligations under workplace health and safety legislation
  • Advising clients in relation to Improvement Notices and Prohibition Notices, and appealing those notices both through WorkSafe’s Internal Review process and in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • Advising clients in responding to critical safety incidents
  • Advising and acting for clients in prosecutions arising from workplace fatalities, injuries, and other incidents
  • Advising clients in relation to privacy issues
  • Advising clients in relation to FOI

Leadership

  • Assisting disadvantaged individuals through the Public Interest Law Clearing House Group
  • Recognised by Best Lawyers 2014 - 2018 for expertise in Occupational Health and Safety Law