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Adam Lunn

Adam has over 20 years’ experience acting for many Australian corporations and government instrumentalities and for multi-national corporations and government organisations throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Adam’s experience is across the full range of employment law matters including advice on workplace change and restructuring, employment contracts, termination and unfair dismissal actions, preserving confidential information and IP, enforcement of post-employment restrictive covenants, anti-discrimination actions, workplace health and safety and workplace related advice, policy development and litigation.

Expertise

Adam’s expertise includes:

  • Sports and entertainment
  • Post-employment restraints
  • Senior Executive Disputes
  • Transfer of business/mergers and acquisitions
  • Workplace investigations
  • General Protections/Unfair Dismissal claims
  • Workplace health and safety.

Recent projects

  • Acting for David Warner in the “ball-tampering” scandal.
  • Acting in the two leading restraint cases in Australia in 2017.
  • Investigations into misconduct in major health care providers.

Recognition

  • Recommended Lawyer, Labour and Employment Law, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

Thinking

Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Drugs, Alcohol, and the Hazards of After Work...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
'False Complaints' and Unfair Dismissal
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
The End of the Line - Genuine Redundancy and...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
“My Brother’s Keeper?” – Complaints...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Bad Language and Unfair Dismissal
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Length of Service, transferring employees and...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Lawful and Reasonable Directions and Unfair...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
"On the Road Again" - Bullying complaints in...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Length of service, transferring employees and...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Breaching the “Golden Rules” and...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Illness and Termination - What are the risks?...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Bullying, Harassment and Psychiatric Injury...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Beware the Engaging of 'Contractors' - 'Sham...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Cooking up a Storm? Workplace Bullying and...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
The Redundancy Trap: Failing to Consult
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Update - Liability for HR Managers – Being...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
The Sins of the Father – Personal liability...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
And There's The Rub - Expense Claims, Serious...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
The Hazards of Christmas Parties and What to...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Facebook "De-friending" and Workplace...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Why was the Fireman Fired? Community Service...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Workplace Gossip - Does it amount to...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Fair Work Ombudsman Audit Campaign - Your...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
"Stop Bullying" Orders - Does the Behaviour...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Can a Safety Breach Justify a Summary...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
HR Managers and Civil Penalties – Are you...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
First Formal Anti-Bullying Findings - Should...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
The Pitfalls of Sexual Harassment Complaints
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Protecting Your Employees: Maintaining...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Liability for HR Managers - Being "involved"...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Mind Your Language: The importance of...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
The Importance of Carefully Drafting Policies...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Fair Work Commission announces 2.5% minimum...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Avoiding Employee Entitlements – What are...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Reasonable Management Action or Workplace...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
The Saga Continues - Are Hipsters’ Days...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Are Hipsters’ Days Numbered? Appearance...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Queensland Set for Further IR Reforms
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Better Get a Lawyer, Son - Legal...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Injured workers and adverse action - The risk...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Curiosity Didn't Kill the Cat - General...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
The Testing Nature of Drug Use and the...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
A New Government in Queensland: Work Health...
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
Is Swearing a Sackable Offence?
Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety
When is a dismissal a dismissal?

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