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Adam Battagello

Senior Associate
Workplace Relations & Safety
  • +61 2 8020 7809

Adam is passionate about building relationships with the firm's clients and assisting them through the complex field of Australian employment law, particularly in regard to litigation. He approaches all matters with the aim of providing informed, commercially-minded advice tailored to each client's specific needs.

Experience

Adam's practice covers the full range of employment, industrial, safety and discrimination fields. He has a particular focus and passion for work health and safety law in both an advisory and litigation context.

Adam has acted in a range of matters across both Federal and State jurisdictions. He has advised and appeared for both private and public sector clients in employment and safety matters ranging from high profile safety incidents involving the death of workers, workplace investigations, unfair dismissals, general protections and underpayment claims.

Adam has been recognised in Doyle's Guide as a Rising Star in Employment Law in Australia

Career Highlights

Adam's experience includes advising:

  • multiple public-sector clients in responding to regulatory investigations and litigation arising from high profile safety incidents
  • the NSW Resources Regulator in its prosecution of mining companies for alleged breaches of work health and safety law
  • a private sector client on its negotiation of a new enterprise agreement
  • multi-national group of companies in complex Federal Court proceedings brought by a director.

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