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        Jamie McPherson

        Managing Partner (Australia)

        Jamie is the Head of the Regulatory Compliance and Investigations team based in the Brisbane office.

        Jamie has over 20 years’ experience in Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S), Employment Law and Queensland Workers’ Compensation. 

        Jamie has acted for a wide range of corporations in the construction, property, logistics, environmental services, leisure and energy sectors, as well as major state Government agencies and authorities. 

        In addition to his OH&S expertise, Jamie is recognised as a leading personal injuries lawyer in Queensland and has been instrumental in developing one of the State’s largest WorkCover and self-insurance practices. This is a testimony to his expertise, client rapport, relationship building and commitment to being directly accessible to his clients at all times. 

        In the area of employment law, Jamie’s experience includes advising and representing major corporations and State Government authorities before various Courts and Tribunals, including the former Australian Industrial Relations Commission, the Fair Work Commission and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. His employment law advice spans termination of employment, unfair dismissal and investigations – particularly in relation to psychiatric injuries involving allegations of bullying, discrimination and harassment. Jamie has worked with HR/People and Culture departments in a range of organisations drafting workplace policies and procedures and advising on OH&S in the workplace.

        An accomplished presenter, Jamie is recognised as a respected industry expert having delivered papers at numerous industry seminars and conferences, in particular, to OH&S conferences. 

        In his spare time, Jamie enjoys rugby, fishing and creating new cocktails. 

        • Queensland Law Society 
        • Queensland master builders safety committee
        • Preeminent Leading Workers Compensation & WorkCover Lawyer (Defendant) – Queensland, 2017 (Doyle’s Guide)
        • Recommended Leading Public & Product Liability Lawyer (Defendant) – Queensland, 2017 (Doyle’s Guide)
        • Leading Workplace Health & Safety Lawyer, Queensland, 2017 (Doyle’s Guide)
        • Leading Workers Compensation Lawyer (Defendant), Queensland, 2016 (Doyle’s Guide)
        • Leading Workplace Health & Safety Lawyer, Brisbane, 2016 (Doyle’s Guide)
        • Leading Accident Workplace Accident Insurance & WorkCover Lawyer, Queensland, 2015 (Doyle’s Guide)