Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2019

37 LEGAL AWARDS 2019 | WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM Moray & Agnew Australia EMPLOYMENT & INDUSTRIAL LAW - LAWYER OF THE YEAR About Tim McDonald Partner LLB, BA, Accredited Specialist in Industrial and Employment law Tim McDonald practises in employment and industrial law, work health and safety, discrimination, bullying and harassment, management of injured workers and termination of employment. Over the last 20 years, he has advised and represented private and public sector employers, from a broad range of industries, such as insurance, security, clubs, hospitality, retail, health, manufacturing, clerical, transport and logistics, real estate, building and construction, schools and higher education. These clients include some of Australia’s largest companies. Tim was previously the Senior Adviser to the Commonwealth Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations. Prior to this role, he was the Director – Employment Relations of the Employer’s Federation, a peak council, in which he acted in many landmark industrial cases and projects. Tim is a Law Society of NSW Accredited Specialist in Employment and Industrial Law. Tim has served on numerous committees including the Executive Committee of the Industrial Relations Society, the Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation Committee for Employment and Industrial Law, the Workplace Relations Policy Committee of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Legal Policy Committee of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and as a Director of the Building and Construction Industry Long Service Leave Corporation. Tim received the Lawyers Monthly Legal Award for Employment & Industrial Lawyer of the Year (Australia) in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Areas of Expertise • Industrial Relations & Employment Law • Dismissal disputes, including unfair dismissals, general protections and contract claims • Discrimination, bullying and harassment • Work Health Safety • Restraint of trade and confidentiality • Managing injured workers • Disciplinary issues and workplace investigations • Employment contracts, policies and procedures and workplace training • Strategic workforce planning, employee entitlements and independent contractors • Industrial issues, including awards, enterprise bargaining, and industrial action • Restructuring, transfer of business and regulatory issues • Employment practices and directors and officers liability TIM MCDONALD Firm Profile Moray & Agnew is a leading national law firm with a distinctive approach. With over 630 people, including 90 partners, we serve clients Australia-wide from offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Newcastle and Perth. Over the last decade the firm has tripled in size to service the growth of national and international clients while continuing to focus on state and regional clients. Contact Tim McDonald Workplace Practice Group Leader and Partner at Moray & Agnew Tel: +61 2 9234 4576 Email: Website:

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