Australia’s leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, is delighted to announce that preeminent employment and labour law expert Graeme Watson will be joining the partnership.

Graeme is a standout adviser on industrial relations and collective labour issues. As well as having many years’ experience as a partner in private practice, Graeme was formerly the Vice President of the Fair Work Commission and has also been a senior industrial relations adviser to the Federal Government.

According to Corrs CEO Gavin MacLaren: “Graeme’s appointment continues our focus on delivering exceptional strategic advice to our clients on their most critical challenges.

“Not only will Graeme further strengthen our employment and labour team but he will work with leading Australian businesses on their most pressing operational issues.”  

According to Corrs Head of Employment and Labour John Tuck: “As organisations begin the recovery process post COVID they are thinking more strategically about their business needs and models. The crisis has challenged existing practices and accelerated trends in remote work, AI and automation.

“Many clients are confronting sweeping changes whilst they strive to find new productive ways of working. It is very exciting to have Australia’s leading adviser in this area joining Corrs at such an important time.”