Luke advises and represents clients across most sectors on employment and industrial relations matters.

He has particular expertise dealing with employment issues and disputes at the executive level, and advising on restructuring, complex transmission of business issues and redundancy processes.

Luke also provides practical training to clients and assists in resolving conflict at the workplace level. When needed, he has extensive experience representing clients in the Fair Work Commission and in the courts.

“Clients rely on my technical expertise, and my advice is always focussed on their commercial objectives, with clear practical recommendations”

Significant matters

Manufacturing company – advising on a restructure and successful implementation of a voluntary redundancy program

Multinational company in the mining and construction industry – advising on enterprise bargaining strategies in response to protracted industrial action

Various mid-market companies – representation in responding to claims in the Fair Work Commission, including unfair dismissal claims, general protections claims and stop-bullying applications

ASX listed company in retail industry – advising on executive employment matters, including complex termination benefits issues

Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Monash University

Bachelor of Arts, Monash University

Member, Law Institute of Victoria (Workplace Relations practice section)

  • Employment compliance
  • Best practice agreements (employment and consultancy)
  • Executive employment issues, including termination benefits laws
  • Transmission of business issues, restructures and redundancy advice
  • Managing performance, misconduct, and fitness for work
  • Industrial relations
  • Workplace investigations
  • Disputes in courts and tribunals
  • Tailored training programs
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