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        Mark Curran

        Principal Lawyer

        Mark is a Principal Lawyer in DWF (Australia)’s national Employment, Safety & Regulatory team, and is based in our Brisbane office.

        Mark has over 20 years’ experience as a lawyer practising employment law, and holds a Masters in Law focussing on employment law, safety law and discrimination. He acts for employers of all sizes, from SMEs and NFPs, through to multi-national companies, and he also acts for senior executives. Mark has significant experience implementing enterprise agreements for multinational companies with respect to their Australian operations. He also regularly provides advice to clients regarding mergers of employment entities at a national level.

        Mark’s areas of particular expertise include:

        • Effecting change in workplaces through restructures, mergers, acquisitions and termination of employment generally.
        • Implementing enterprise agreements, employment contracts and consultancy contracts.
        • Advising on employee misconduct, performance management, management of ill and injured workers and employee entitlements.
        • Defending unfair dismissal claims, general protections and discrimination applications, breach of contract proceedings, workplace health and safety prosecutions and prosecutions for non-compliance with the Fair Work Act 2009.

        In his spare time, Mark enjoys shooting hoops with his two children.

        • Australian Human Resources Institute
        • Queensland Industrial Relations Society  
        • Queensland Law Society
        • Leading Lawyer, Labour and Employment, Asia Law 2018
        • Leading Lawyer, Labour and Employment, Asia Law 2017
        • Recommended Workplace Health & Safety Lawyer – Brisbane, 2016 (Doyle’s Guide)
        • Recognised Expert, Advisory Board Centre.