Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2022

Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2022 Harmers Workplace Lawyers (established 1996) is recognised as one of the leading employment law practices in Australia. We act for businesses of all sizes, from international and ASX 100 listed companies to start-ups and SMEs; financial institutions; government and public sector companies; unions and associations; and non-profit organisations. We also act for high-net-worth individuals and senior executives. We are highly experienced in advising clients across the full spectrum of the employment relationship, from attracting and retaining the best people to effectively managing the termination of the employment relationship. We also represent clients in employment litigation matters in all federal and state courts and tribunals, including claims in relation to breach of contract and trade practices; unfair dismissal; general protections; restraint of trade; industrial disputes; and protection of intellectual property and confidential information. Harmers works closely with clients to develop and implement systems for best practice management of their employment and WHS obligations. We have some of the most experienced industrial relations and WHS practitioners in the country. We are also highly regarded for the depth of our experience and expertise in the area of human rights and equal opportunity. We can advise businesses on all aspects of change management in an employment and industrial context. We have also been involved in some of the largest, most complex and/or cutting-edge litigation in the country. Harmers also has a dedicated investigations practice comprised of solicitors and experienced investigators who can provide external and independent audits, investigations and training services for employers and their representatives. Harmers is the proud Australian member firm for L&E Global, an award-winning alliance of premier employment law firms across 6 continents with 1750+ lawyers working as a single legal powerhouse servicing multinational businesses. Harmers is also a multi-award-winning law firm, having recently won the Australasian Law Awards “Employment Law Excellence Award” (2022 & 2021); Australasian Law Awards “Employment Specialist Law Firm of the Year” (2021), “Diversity Excellence Award” (2022 & 2021); HRD Service Provider Award (2022), and the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards “Boutique Law Firm of the Year (2021). Firm Profile Michael Harmer, Chairman & Founding Partner of Harmers Workplace Lawyers, is recognised as one of Australia’s leading workplace relations lawyers. He was the recipient of the Australian Lawyers Weekly “Workplace Relations Partner of the Year” (2021, 2020 & 2018), and “Managing Partner of the Year” (2020). He has featured as a “Leading Australian Employment Lawyer” in Chambers Global and the AsiaPacificLegal500 for over a 2 decades; and is consistently ranked in Doyles. Michael was also recently awarded the Lexology Client’s Choice exclusive winner in Australia for Labour Law (2022) and the Lawyer Monthly “Australian Labour Lawyer of the Year” (2022). About Michael Harmer Michael Harmer Chairman & Founding Partner Harmers Workplace Lawyers EMPLOYMENT LAW LAWYER OF THE YEAR Harmers’ practice areas include: • Industrial Relations; • Employment Law; • Work Health and Safety; • Human Rights and Equal Opportunity; • Change Management; • Legal Risk Management; • Investigations; and • Training. Areas of Expertise Michael Harmer Tel: +61 2 9267 4322 Email: Web: | Contact 169 AUSTRALIA

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