Lynden Albiston

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Special Counsel
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Lynden is a workplace relations specialist with expertise in a broad range of advisory and litigious matters. He advises clients in both the public and private sectors and has a particular interest in sports law, where his advice is regularly sought by a range of professional sporting organisations and teams.


Lynden works for his public and private sector clients on matters including unfair dismissal, general protections, enterprise bargaining, workplace investigations, modern award, contract and policy interpretation and discrimination law.

With his particular interest in sports law, he has worked with a range of national and state sporting organisations, professional sporting teams, government sport and recreation departments and agencies. The concerns he advises on include negotiation, preparation and implementation of collective bargaining agreements, the development of operational policy manuals and in selection disputes.

Career highlights

Lynden's experience includes acting or advising for:

  • a Victorian public sector employer in proceedings brought by the Commonwealth Government opposing the approval of an enterprise agreement that was negotiated with the union and approved by employees
  • a national private health insurer in its acquisition of a home healthcare and support services provider
  • large national sporting organisations in negotiating and drafting collective bargaining agreements with relevant player associations
  • a national client in Supreme Court proceedings against two former employees to seek interlocutory injunctions, including obtaining and executing an Anton Piller order
  • employers about restraints of trade and protecting confidential information
  • public and private sector clients in conducting complex and sensitive workplace investigations.