Cameron leads the firm’s Workplace Health and Safety team. Reflecting his significant experience in workplace relations matters, he is recognised as one of Queensland’s leading practitioners in the employment and industrial relations field.
Cameron regularly provides specialist advice and representation to clients about workplace health and safety compliance, and is for many clients the ‘go to’ lawyer when responding to workplace incidents, including for prosecutions and coronial matters.
His broader employment relations experience includes dealing with industrial disputes, employment terminations, contract drafting, restraints of trade, harassment and discrimination issues.
Cameron has worked with clients across sectors including resources, transport, banking, agribusiness, construction, education, health and local government. Due to ongoing changes, Cameron regularly provides continuing education and updates to ensure clients stay informed of issues affecting their business.
Cameron’s clients appreciate his technical ability, his commercial approach, and his friendly and dedicated service. He is aware of the need for practical solutions rather than a strict legalistic approach, and has a strong litigation background and is familiar with the legal processes in the courts, commissions and tribunals.
Protecting the interests of two regional councils in separate coronial inquests relating to local infrastructure issues.
Heavy Vehicle Operator
Following a linehaul truck driver fatality, representing the heavy vehicle operator in successfully negotiating an enforceable undertaking in place of the eight charges brought by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (seeking a potential $16M fines).
Representing a not-for-profit entity in Federal Circuit Court proceedings brought involving its former CEO.
Resources Industry Clients
Preparing and reviewing Safety Management Systems, Safety Interface Agreements and Rail Safety Management Plans for resources industry clients.
Major Construction Entity
Assisting a major construction entity following significant safety issues to coordinate post-incident responses and protect company and worker interests.
Conducting workplace investigations involving alleged fraudulent and bullying behaviour.