Rod is a co-founder of Edge Legal.
Rod has particular expertise in people management issues, industrial disputes and advocacy.
Prior to Edge Legal, Rod was the group head of an Employment & Safety Group in a mid-tier firm for several years. He also previously worked in a top tier law firm and as a consultant providing on-site services in the mining industry. This complemented a background in workers compensation law.
Rod’s experience includes:
One on One people management consulting for senior managers
Advising Boards and Executive Managers regarding complex and sensitive employment issues
Delivering workplace training programs for senior managers and HR Teams
Defending Termination of Employment claims at hearings and full bench appeals
Appearing for employers in bullying applications, industrial disputes, industrial action, scope order hearings and interpretation of industrial instruments in Fair Work Commission
Defending breach of industrial laws claims and restraint of trade cases in State and Federal Courts
Conducting workplace investigations including for WA State Government and WA Police regarding bullying complaints against senior officers
Rod is an accredited DISC trainer and delivers mentoring programs for HR Professionals and actionable workplace training for HR Professionals and Operational Managers. He has tutored in workplace law at Murdoch University (WA).
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