Colin Biggers & Paisley enhances employment and safety team with new senior associates

The firm's national employment and safety team has grown to include six partners and 19 other staff

Colin Biggers & Paisley enhances employment and safety team with new senior associates

Colin Biggers & Paisley has appointed Richard Diqer and Tyrone Prisk as senior associates to its employment and safety team in Brisbane.

Diqer specialises in employment law, with extensive knowledge in unfair dismissal, workplace health and safety, industrial relations, and workplace investigations. He has successfully handled complex enterprise agreement matters and has been involved in drafting employment and contractor agreements for industries ranging from faith-based enterprises to aged care and education.

Diqer's expertise also encompasses advising on general employment and industrial relations matters. He has also handled workplace health and safety, injury management, and workers' compensation cases. Diqer's experience includes conducting workplace investigations such as whistleblower investigations, investigations for faith-based enterprises, and education providers and investigations referred back to local government councils by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

Prisk brings a wealth of knowledge in enterprise bargaining, employment contracts, discrimination, general protections, unfair dismissal, restraint of trade, industrial disputes, case management and litigation. With over 13 years of experience in local government, Prisk has also been involved in advising clients on local government-related employment issues and general litigation. He has also appeared in prosecution and sentencing hearings.

"Richard and Tyrone's experience, skills and understanding of employment and safety matters will strengthen our ability to help employers manage front-end risk and provide back-end disputes support. The depth of experience Richard and Tyrone bring in our key industries of focus, including government, faith-based enterprise, education, and aged care, is an advantage for the practice", Colin Biggers & Paisley employment and safety partner Megan Kavanagh said,

With these latest appointments, Colin Biggers & Paisley's national employment and safety team has grown to include six partners and 19 other legal and support staff.

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