Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

James Mitchell

James specialises in criminal, quasi-criminal, administrative and regulatory law. Prior to the bar, James worked as a solicitor practising in criminal law and appeared and instructed in a wide range of matters in the Magistrates’ and County Courts. James is reading with Richard Edney. His senior mentor is Colin Mandy SC. The information referred to …

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Adrian Strauch

Adrian Strauch has an extensive commercial law practice advising upon and appearing in County, Supreme and Federal Court cases both in Victoria and interstate as well as appearing at Arbitrations and Mediations and appearances before professional bodies and tribunals. Adrian also has comprehensive experience in Criminal matters in all jurisdictions including trial work. Adrian also …

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Damien Hannan

His significant trial experience, coupled with his ability to provide strategic advice, make Damien an invaluable asset when it comes to defending criminal cases.  Clients can trust in Damien’s expertise, breadth of knowledge, and unwavering dedication to securing the best possible results in their legal affairs. Trial Work: Damien Hannan is a highly experienced criminal …

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James Penny

James has been briefed to appear in a range of different matter since being called to the bar. His criminal law briefs have included bail applications, plea, contested hearings and appeals.   Key matters have been: James also has a broad civil law practice, having been briefed in various matters in various jurisdictions.  These include:  He …

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Rolf Sorensen

Rolf Sorensen

He also practices in industrial law and administrative law more generally as well as appearing in a range of commercial and criminal matters. Rolf is a reporter for the Victorian Reports and has written Head-Notes for cases involving wide-ranging areas of law, including Statutory Interpretation, Human Rights, Negligence (Workplace, Professional, Etc), Occupational Health&Safety, Accident Compensation, …

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Paul McDermott

Paul McDermott

He also practices at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal in proceedings in the Owners’ Corporation, Legal Practice, Domestic Building, Occupational Regulation and Anti- Discrimination Lists. Further he has had a long history in employment law, advising on setting up businesses to meet the vagaries of employment and industrial legislation. He represents employers meeting their …

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Nick Doukas

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

Nicholas Bird

Nicholas Bird

Prior to coming to the Bar, Nicholas worked as a policy adviser to the Victorian Government. In particular, he advised on regulatory issues affecting small businesses in Victoria. He also previously worked as a consultant with PwC Australia. Nicholas completed degrees in Arts and in Law at Monash University. He also completed a Master of …

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Mitchell Latham

Mitchell practises largely in commercial, employment, estates and common law with a particular focus on: He also regularly acts for and advises employers in occupational health and safety matters. He has appeared unled in both jury and judge alone trials; in the Court of Appeal; and in the Full Court of the Federal Court.  Before coming to …

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