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Ravi Jayemanne

Ravi Jayemanne

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Ravi Jayemanne is a senior associate at Holding Redlich. He has around 10 years of experience in superannuation and funds management practice, including a secondment to the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees. Ravi has advised on a wide range of commercial, superannuation and funds management matters, including legislative compliance, trust deed reviews and amendments, claims and disputes (in relation to death and disability benefits) and trustee duties and obligations.

Michael Selinger

Michael Selinger

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Michael Selinger is a partner in the Sydney office of Holding Redlich. He practises in all areas of workplace relations. Michael’s expertise includes:

  • occupational health and safety;
  • industrial disputes, litigation and coronial enquiries;
  • protection of confidential information and restraints of trade;
  • employment contracts;
  • the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and the interpretation of industrial instruments;
  • transmissions of business;
  • company restructuring; and
  • internal workplace investigations and dealing with investigations by regulatory agencies.

Michael acts for a diverse range of clients, including construction and manufacturing companies, media, education and not-for-profit organisations, and government bodies.

Before joining Holding Redlich, Michael’s practice included acting on behalf of WorkCover NSW in prosecuting breaches of the Occupational Health & Safety Act (NSW).

Michael has extensive litigation experience in employment disputes and defending health and safety prosecutions, and regularly appears in state and federal courts and tribunals. Michael is a regular presenter of seminars and training on workplace issues, in particular on occupational health and safety issues.

Charles Power

Charles Power

Editor-in-Chief

Charles Power is a Partner in the workplace relations department of Holding Redlich in Melbourne. He has practised in employment and industrial relations since 1992. Charles has a strong practice representing employers in all aspects of employment and industrial law, and is accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as a workplace relations specialist. He is a member of the advisory board to the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law, the University of Melbourne and the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Angela Godfrey

Angela Godfrey

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Angela Godfrey is an HR professional with more than 20 years of successful and diversified HR generalist experience gained in medium-to-large blue chip organisations. She has previously worked for Federated Investors, a large global funds management company as their Head of HR, Asia Pacific, and in financial services, including at Victorian Funds Management Corporation and Aviva Australia.

Kelly Godfrey

Kelly Godfrey

Contributor

Kelly Godfrey has around 20 years of legal experience. She provides advice, assistance and representation to employees, employers and independent contractors in all areas of employment, industrial and workplace law. Kelly takes the time to understand her clients’ needs and what they wish to achieve, no matter how big or small the matter or who the client is. Kelly is
readily accessible and strives to provide a cost-effective and efficient service to her clients. Kelly presents seminars on topical areas of employment law, and is the industrial law and relations section editor of the Australian Business Law Review.

Emily Booth

Emily Booth

Contributor

Emily is a corporate and commercial lawyer with particular expertise in intellectual property and privacy issues. Emily assists a broad range of clients including those in the media and advertising industries. She has experience in:

  • media and entertainment;
  • regulatory;
  • sports law;
  • privacy;
  • intellectual property; and
  • commercial agreements.
Rachel Drew

Rachel Drew

Contributor

Rachel is a highly experienced workplace lawyer specialising in employment and industrial relations issues, including:

  • industrial bargaining;
  • workplace disputes;
  • Federal Circuit Court and Fair Work Commission litigation;
  • employee misconduct investigations;
  • professional misconduct defence;
  • business sponsorship and migration;
  • defamation disputes;
  • work health and safety;
  • contract disputes;
  • discrimination;
  • managing discipline and dismissal; and
  • transmission of business.

Rachel is a certified professional member of the Australian Human Resources Institute and a Registered Migration Agent specialising in successful business visas. She has been named in the 2014 to 2020 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia for the area of Labour and Employment Law. She has also been included in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 Publication for Corporate/M&A.

Dan Pearce

Dan Pearce

Contributor

Dan is a partner in the Corporate & Commercial section of Holding Redlich, and leads the firm’s Technology, Media & Communications Group. He has extensive experience in advising on matters such as:

  • the acquisition and disposal of companies and businesses, corporate structuring and joint ventures;
  • the structuring of start-ups, their funding rounds, and intellectual property protection and development;
  • the development, financing, production and distribution of film and television projects, new media and online products;
  • brand development and protection, including copyright, trademarks, domain names and consumer law issues;
  • the protection and exploitation of computer software and hardware, and the provision of information technology services; and
  • regulatory compliance, including corporations law, copyright, privacy and competition law.

Dan is recognised by Best Lawyers in Australia as a leading practitioner in information technology law and entertainment law.

Evan Willis

Evan Willis

Evan Willis is a Senior Associate and an Accredited Specialist in Workplace Relations at Holding Redlich. He commenced his career at Holding Redlich in 2008 working as a legal research assistant, and was admitted to legal practise in 2011, upon which he joined the Workplace Relations and Safety practice group. Evan represents and advises employers and in both litigious and non-litigious matters in the areas of employment, industrial relations and occupational health and safety.

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