Julian Riekert

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Contact details

+61 3 9269 9363
jriekert@landers.com.au

Practice group

Workplace Relations & Safety

Professional biography

Julian has practised exclusively in the areas of Workplace Relations Law for the past 25 years. He also practises as a mediator and represents and advises clients who are parties to mediations and conciliations, mainly in employment and discrimination cases.

Julian has been involved in a number of landmark cases which have established new legal principles, particularly in the area of workplace relations and discrimination law.

Julian's clients include a range of blue chip companies and high profile organisations in the resources, manufacturing, financial services, medical research and education sectors. He also acts for individuals and in pro bono matters.

Julian has been recognised in Chambers Asia Pacific 2012 - 2016 for his legal expertise in employment, discrimination, unfair dismissal, OH&S and industrial relations law. Julian has also been recognised in the 2008-2017 editions of Best Lawyers (Australia) for his expertise in Labour and Employment law, and as a Leading Lawyer in the 2016 Doyle's Guide of Employment & Industrial Relations Lawyers in Melbourne.

Julian's areas of expertise include:

  • employment (especially executive employment);

  • restraints of trade ;

  • discrimination;

  • unfair dismissal;

  • adverse action;

  • industrial relations; and

  • dispute resolution.

Julian joined Lander & Rogers in 2005.

 

Qualifications

BA LLB LLM - University of Kwa Zulu-Natal, South Africa
MA (Ind Rel) - University of Warwick, UK

Memberships

  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria, the Industrial Relations Society of Victoria, the Australian Human Resources Institute and the Employment Lawyers' Association (UK).
  • Former director of LEADR (Lawyers Engaged in ADR), former member of ADR committees of Law Institute of Victoria and Law Council of Australia. Member of the judging panel for the 2009 Tokiso Awards in ADR Excellence (South Africa).

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Contact details

+61 3 9269 9363
jriekert@landers.com.au

Practice group

Workplace Relations & Safety

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