Liam is an employment and safety specialist with particular expertise in work health and safety and industrial relations matters. He advises on work health and safety compliance issues, investigations, prosecutions and coronial inquests. Liam is also experienced in handling industrial disputes and enterprise bargaining.
Before commencing his career in law, Liam worked in the construction industry. Liam’s practical industry level experience adds value to clients through his ability to provide commercial and tailored advice.
He has exclusively practised in industrial relations and safety, developing specialist knowledge in the area. Liam has particular expertise in strategic industrial disputes advice, defending work health and safety prosecutions as well as managing workplace incident responses.
Liam advises clients in the local government, agribusiness, construction and mining sectors about industrial relations and work health and safety compliance.
His ability to communicate complex advice in a simple, straightforward manner is valued by his clients.
Protected the interests of two regional councils in separate coronial inquests relating to local infrastructure issues, and defended local governments in unfair dismissal and general protections claims.
Onshore oil & gas
Drafted safety management systems for onshore operators and acted for employees of operating companies in safety prosecutions.
Acted as adviser to protect the interests of mine operators and workers in Queensland and New South Wales after safety incidents.
Adviser to the operators of regional livestock exchanges in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria on industrial relations and safety.
Adviser on industrial relations and safety to one of Australia’s largest agricultural funds management organisations.
Represented the interests of a civil contractor in a safety prosecution arising from an incident in Central Queensland.