Daniel White



T: +61 8 6167 9845

F: +61 8 6167 9898

M: +61 417 967 787


Daniel is an experienced Perth-based lawyer with a strong background in industrial relations, particularly in the resources, rail, construction and maritime/shipping sectors. He has been individually named as a recommended lawyer in the 2017 Asia Pacific Legal 500 Labour and Employment lawyers category and the 2017 and 2018 Doyle’s Guide list of Leading Employment Lawyers (Employer Representation) – Western Australia.

Daniel focuses on assisting clients on a range of contentious and non-contentious industrial relations, employment and workplace discrimination/harassment issues. He has a particular interest in industrial relations strategy (including enterprise bargaining), union management (dealing with right of entry, industrial action and/or picketing) and employment related matters in a diverse range of industries.

His experience across the full range of industrial relations, employment and workplace discrimination/harassment issues sees him regularly advise and represent corporate clients and government instrumentalities in the Fair Work Commission (including Full Bench), the Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court, the Supreme Court of Western Australia, Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission and Western Australian Industrial Magistrates Court and equal opportunity tribunals (including Australian Human Rights Commission).

Daniel holds a bachelors degree in industrial relations (with 1st Class Honours) and a bachelor of laws from the University of Western Australia. He has also completed the degree of Masters of Employment and Labour Relations Law from the University of Melbourne as a commitment to providing leading advice in his field.

Daniel has co-authored a number of articles for leading journals and conferences focused on the topics of enterprise bargaining and managing unions. He is a member of a number of societies and organisations and centrally involved in the ongoing debate of reforming Australia’s industrial relations system.


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