Contact details+61 3 9269 9496
Practice groupWorkplace Relations & Safety
Dru has over 10 years' experience in health, safety and environmental risk management, including several years as a technical consultant with various national risk management firms.
Dru has extensive experience in both legal and practical HSE compliance issues having advised broadly on the management of asbestos, contaminated land, hazardous chemicals/dangerous goods and general regulatory risk compliance. He regularly appears regularly in safety prosecutions and coronial proceedings.
Dru advises clients on a broad range of environmental risk matters, including native vegetation laws, waste management and environmental incidents. He supports clients responding to environmental and safety incidents and conducts workplace investigations under privilege. He also regularly advises clients on environmental risk associated with corporate and property transactions and has broad experience undertaking due diligence both as a lawyer and during his career in technical consulting.
Dru also advises on carbon management and sequestration projects having recently completed a Ph.D in environmental science examining carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas mitigation.
- LL.B (Hons), B.Sc (Hons), Monash University
- Ph.D, School of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin
- Member of the Law Institute of Victoria
- Australian Environment Business Network
- Australasian Land and Groundwater Network
- Human Research Ethics Committee, Department of Health and Human Services
- Marsh, D. (2014) Rethinking consistency in asbestos regulation: More risk-focus, fewer barriers, safer outcomes. J Health Safety Environment, 30(3): 409-416.
- Marsh, D. (2014) What's new in asbestos for 2014 and are you prepared? Employment Law Bulletin, Vol 20: No 4. P 54.
- Marsh, D. & Guthrie, G. (2014) Risk-based licensing: Overview of key developments in NSW, VIC and QLD, Water, Materials, Energy, Strategy, Vol 25: No 5, p.15.
- Marsh, D. & Peterson, L. (2013) 'Consultation under WHS: Are you doing enough of it?' Employment Law Bulletin, Vol 19: No 8–10, p 119.