Quality and consistency through collaboration

Sparke Helmore Lawyers is delighted to welcome Jackson Inglis to its Workplace team.

An experienced legal adviser with some 15 years’ experience specialising in the areas of employment, industrial relations and workplace safety, Jackson joins the firm’s Workplace Team to add greater depth to an already sizeable award-winning team.

Jackson is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in Workplace Relations Law.

Jackson’s experience includes negotiating complex national industrial agreement and Enterprise Bargaining with Unions and other bargaining representatives, undertaking complex employment litigation in the Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and Fair Work Commission, dealing with Unions and Industrial Associations in negotiations for collective agreements, advising on the management of difficult employees and misconduct cases warranting disciplinary action as well as managing all aspects of safety incidents.

National Managing Partner Phillip Salem said, “I am thrilled that Jackson has decided to join Sparke Helmore.  We have a relentless focus on providing exceptional value-add service to our Workplace clients, and are excited expand our team with this high-calibre hire.

“Jackson also bolsters the number of partners in our Brisbane office to seven, joining recent new partners Mark Sainsbury and Kiley Hodges. Queensland is an important market for us and we continue to invest to ensure the best outcome for our local clients.”

Jackson joins us from Max Solutions, where he was Corporate Counsel and Company Secretary since 2011. Prior to 2011, Jackson worked in private practice, including as a lawyer at Ashurst and Herbert Smith Freehills.

About Sparke Helmore

We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.

We cover six key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Property Environment & Finance, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.

Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 850 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.

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