Media Release: Clayton Utz welcome alumnus Matt Kelleher as a partner in our Workplace Relations team

08 Feb 2023
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Matt Kelleher has joined Clayton Utz as a partner in our national Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety (WRES) team, based in Melbourne.

Matt began his legal career in our Perth office in 2009, being promoted to senior associate in 2013 and special counsel in 2018. He then joined the Australian Building and Construction Commission, where he has spent the past four years in the role of Deputy Commissioner (Legal).

Clayton Utz WRES National Practice Group Leader, Dan Trindade, said Matt was a welcome addition to the team: “Matt knows our firm well and understands the complexities and evolving challenges our clients face in navigating our workplace and industrial relations laws. He returns to us with the benefit of having gained further practical knowledge and experience in a regulatory context. We’re really pleased to have him back at the firm.”

Commenting on his appointment, Matt said:

I’m excited to join the partnership of Clayton Utz. It’s a privilege to join a market-leading team that has gone from strength to strength, and has supported my career from the start. I look forward to being part of the team’s continued growth as we deliver strategic WRES advice and support to our valued clients.

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