Matt acts for employers in employment, and work health and safety (WHS) law.
Matt advises on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, collective bargaining, industrial disputes, investigations and employment-based litigation.
He also assists clients with workplace safety issues, including compliance with WHS legislation, responding to workplace incidents and defending regulatory prosecutions.
Matt assists human resources professionals, in-house legal counsel and senior executives across the public and private sectors, including the banking, insurance, mining, transport, retail, sport and travel sectors as well as local, state and Commonwealth Government.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Diploma of Legal Practice from the University of Newcastle.
Before joining Sparke Helmore, Matt worked in Sydney in the Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety team of an international law firm. He returned home to Newcastle to work for Sparke Helmore in late 2015.
Matt is a keen basketballer and Manchester United tragic. He enjoys spending quality time with his wife and their pet dog.