Stephen Hughes

Principal Lawyer

Stephen is a senior and very experienced workplace relations, industrial relations, safety, governance and risk lawyer.

Stephen has been listed as a "recommended" employment/ workplace relations lawyer in the Legal 500 guide for Australia (first listed in 2016 and again for 2018).

Stephen has over 28 years’ experience acting for a wide variety of organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors across Australia and internationally, particularly in the mining services, professional services and aviation industries. He has a wealth of  experience in strategic advisory work, enterprise bargaining,  labour hire, termination of employment (including large scale redundancies), workplace bullying and harassment,  discrimination, judicial reviews, workers compensation and litigation regarding restraints, privacy and confidentiality.

Stephen is a regularly invited speaker and chairperson at state, national and international conferences and is a member of the LAWASIA international employment law committee.

Stephen is a director of a number of not for profit charitable companies and an Australian subsidiary of a multinational transport IT company.

(07) 3839 8244

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