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Dominic Fleeton

Dominic Fleeton is a partner in the firm's Labor, Employment, and Workplace Safety practice. He helps clients manage safety-related crises. This work goes beyond the provision of strict legal advice and includes managing internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that all relevant regulatory and internal obligations are complied with while always remaining focused on the minimising the client's legal risk exposure.

Dominic is an experienced employment, industrial relations and safety litigator and, in all cases, seeks to identify upfront the client's commercial and other goals and then looks for the most simple and effective options to achieve those goals. Dominic knows how to balance the robust pursuit and defence of claims and the management of clients' reputational outcomes.

Dominic is a strategic industrial relations adviser who focuses on helping clients achieve their end game.

Dominic is an experienced industrial relations, safety, employment adviser and litigator and recently recognised as “Lawyer of the Year” in Best Lawyers for Occupational Health and Safety Law, Melbourne, 2022.

  • Listed in the Best Lawyers in Australia™
    • 'Lawyer of the Year', Occupational Health and Safety Law, 2022
    • Labour and Employment Law and Occupational Health and Safety Law, 2020-2025
  • Recognised by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a Recommended Lawyer for Labour and employment: workplace health and safety (WHS) in Australia, 2024
  • Recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a recommended Leading Workplace Health & Safety Lawyer in Victoria, 2020-2021
  • Industrial Relations Society of Victoria
  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • 24 April 2024, "Proactive vs Reactive Psychosocial Hazard Management: What Employers Need to Know", Mindsafe 360
  • 12 November 2023, "Beyond the Busy Badge: Unveiling the Hidden Sources of Employee Stress", MindSafe 360
  • 9 October 2023, "Health & Safety Regulators - Employers, are you ready for the next 12 months?", MindSafe 360
  • 8 June 2023, “Sexual Harassment as a Psychosocial Risk,” Australian Institute of Health and Safety
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