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Jamie Robinson

Jamie Robinson is a special counsel in the firm's Labor, Employment, and Workplace Safety practice. He focuses on achieving the best commercial legal solutions to employment, industrial relations, workplace behaviour, work health and safety, and compliance challenges for clients. This incorporates a substantial history of providing compliance training to clients in his practice areas.

Jamie has worked throughout Australia and has a strong focus on providing front-end employment relationship management and compliance advice as well as assistance in responding to claims and disputes in the Fair Work Commission and Queensland Industrial Commission and regulatory disputes in Federal & Federal Circuit Court and the State civil courts.

Jamie also has nearly three decades of advising clients in response to critical incidents and fatalities. This includes proactive critical incident response planning, urgent post incident response (including union intervention) and representation in the relevant Coroners and criminal Courts.

Prior to joining the firm, Jamie worked at a "top tier" legal practice in Perth and Sydney and then was a Partner in a: 

  • Specialist labour, employment and workplace safety practice; and subsequently
  • National "mid tier" firm in its employment and workplace safety team.
  • Listed in the Best Lawyers in Australia™
    • Employee Benefits Law, 2018-2025
    • Labour and Employment Law, 2025
    • Occupational Health and Safety Law, 2016-2025
  • Listed by Doyle's Guide as a recommended
    • Leading Employment Lawyers (Employer Representation) – Queensland (2023)
    • Leading Workplace Health & Safety Lawyers – Queensland (2023)
    • Leading Work Health & Safety Lawyer – Queensland (2017-2018, 2020, 2022)
    • Leading Queensland Employment Lawyer – Queensland (2015-2019, 2022)
  • Member - Law Society of Queensland
  • Member - Industrial Relations Society of Queensland
  • Certified Professional Member -  Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Pipe Bands Australia - Principal Rules & Administration & National Councillor
  • Pipe Bands Australia Qld Branch, Vice Chairman
  • "Law Bites Episode 31 with Jamie Robinson, K&L Gates on new employment reforms", Law Bites (YouTube), 11 June 2024
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