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Julian Riekert

Partner
Workplace Relations & Safety
  • +61 3 9269 9363

Julian has acted for many 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.

Experience

Julian has practised exclusively in workplace relations law since the early 1990s. He also practises as a mediator and workplace investigator.

Julian's skills and experience have been acknowledged for many years in various professional directories including Chambers Asia Pacific, Best Lawyers in Australia and Doyle's Guide of employment and industrial relations lawyers.

Career Highlights

Julian's experience includes advising:

  • the Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE in a landmark case in its successful appeal to the High Court of Australia (the first adverse action claim under the Fair Work Act to be determined by the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia)
  • AMCOR Limited in its successful case before the High Court of Australia in a case concerning transmission of business and redundancy payments
  • senior executives in relation to their employment contracts, entitlements and restraint of trade issues.

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