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Jonathon Hadley is a partner in the corporate advisory group at Gadens and has over 19 years’ experience in employment, industrial relations and workplace health and safety law. Jonathon has represented clients in a wide range of industries including oil and gas, construction, labour hire, traffic management, retail, government agencies, and medium to large private enterprises.

Jonathon has advised and acted for employers in the defence of claims for unfair dismissal, unlawful terminations, unpaid entitlements, bullying, harassment and discrimination. He has lead matters involving restraint of trade enforcement and actions for breach of employment contracts. Jonathon has also conducted reviews and appeals of statutory workers’ compensation claims and has defended common law claims for damages by employees.

He has substantial experience in providing advice in relation to the National Employment Standards, injunctive relief on industrial relations issues, and advising and implementing workplace agreements as well as advising on EBA’s.

Jonathon regularly participates in workplace health and safety investigations, advises regarding Australian Building and Construction Commission matters and code compliance, and lectures and gives formal presentations to clients regarding changes in Employment and WHS legislation.