Robbie Walker is a partner in the Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety Group who advises clients and acts in court proceedings on all issues relating to employment and human resources, including employment contracts, redundancy, termination and disciplinary procedures, policies and handbooks, discrimination and harassment, equal employment opportunity, unfair dismissal, occupational health and safety, fraud and white collar crime, confidential information, restraint of trade and protection of business information.

Through his career his clients have come from a range of industries including manufacturing, energy, telecommunications, information technology, fashion, food, financial markets, investment, pharmaceuticals, biotech and public utilities.

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Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety

Australian Taxation Office: representation in adverse action proceedings, and advice on a range of employment and industrial issues.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: advice on work health and safety issues in the aftermath of a fatal helicopter accident at Lake Eyre in 2011, and support in respect of subsequent investigations undertaken by Comcare and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

Woolworths Limited: assistance and advice on the employee transfer issues associated with the sale of its Dick Smith Electronics business.

Perpetual Limited: representation in Supreme Court employment litigation and advice on employment and industrial issues.

Hermès Australia: advice on employment matters.

NSW Treasury: advice on employment and industrial issues.

Centric Wealth: representation and advice on employment and work health and safety issues.

Roche: advice on employment issues.

First Mortgage Services: advice and representation on employment matters.

Australian Federal Police: representation in adverse action proceedings and employment matters.

Queensland Water Utilities: advice to the Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority (Seqwater) on transfer of employment issues associated with its merger with the Queensland Manufactured Water Authority (Water Secure).

Bulldogs Rugby League Club: Robbie was involved in acting for the Bulldogs Rugby League Club in the Sonny Bill Williams and National Rugby League matter.

BGC Partners: acting for members of BGC Partners in major financial services employment litigation.

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Investigations and Crisis Management

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: advice on work health and safety issues in the aftermath of a fatal helicopter accident at Lake Eyre in 2011, and support in respect of subsequent investigations undertaken by Comcare and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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