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        Mark Curran


        Mark is a Partner in the Employment team based in the Brisbane office. He acts for employers of all sizes, from SMEs and NFPs, through to multi-national companies. Mark also acts for senior executives.

        Mark has over 20 years’ experience as a lawyer practising Employment Law.  He has implemented enterprise agreements for multinational companies with respect to their Australian operations and advised on the merger of employment entities on a national basis. 

        Mark’s areas of practice 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
        • Author, “Australian Commercial Precedents: Employment Agreements” (Published by Thomson Reuters).
        • Contributor, “National Workplace Relations” and “Lawyer’s Practice Manuals” in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia. Published by Thomson Reuters. 
        • Masters in Law focussing on employment law, safety law and discrimination.
        • 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.