HWL Ebsworth continues to expand with the appointment of leading workplace relations and safety partner, Mark Howard. Formerly a partner at Middletons, Howard has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of industrial relations, employment law and occupational health and safety.
In his new role at HWL Ebsworth he will head the firm’s workplace relations and safety practice nationally. Howard will be accompanied by special counsel Chris Egan.
Howard specialises in providing advice to public and private sector employers and state and local government authorities. He has a range and depth of experience in workplace issues across a very broad range of industries including government, financial services, technology, construction, manufacturing, insurance, retail, and energy and resources.
His practice spans enterprise bargaining and workplace agreements, managing industrial disputes, restructures, terminations of employment, enforcement of post employment restraints, equal opportunity, sexual harassment and bullying and flexible workplace practices, executive and general employment contracts, board and executive solutions and compliance and risk management.
“Mark's wealth of experience in contentious and non-contentious employment issues will add further depth to our client offering in this increasingly important area,” said Juan Martinez, managing partner of HWL Ebsworth.
This is the seventh lateral partner appointment at the firm this year.
HWL adds CBP talent, sixth lateral appointment this year 17 April 2012
HWL wins Clutz litigation partner 13 March 2012