Matt Parker
Matt Parker
Matt Parker Senior Associate
t: +61 2 4924 7622
o: Newcastle

Matt Parker

Senior Associate

About Matt

Matt acts for employers in employment, and work health and safety (WHS) law.  

What he does

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.

Who he works with

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.

Work done recently

Matt holds a Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Diploma of Legal Practice from the University of Newcastle.

Life before Sparkes

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.

Life outside of Sparkes

Matt is a keen basketballer and Manchester United tragic. He enjoys spending quality time with his wife and their pet dog.

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Matt Parker
t: +61 2 4924 7622
o: Newcastle
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