Ian Curlewis is a partner in the Employment, Safety & Education team at Lavan.
He practises primarily in employment and workplace relations and the education sector. He has been continuously recognised by Best Lawyers since 2014 in the area of employment and labour law.
Ian has represented employers from the public and private sectors in the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission, Fair Work Australia, Equal Opportunity Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission and courts on matters including unfair dismissals, contractual disputes, award breaches and discrimination and disability claims. Ian also provides advice to employers on occupational safety and health issues in the workplace.
Employment and Education relations law
Equal opportunity and discrimination law
Bachelor of Laws, Natal University (1972)
Bachelor of Commerce, Natal University (1970)
Federal Court of Australia (1987)
High Court of Australia (1987)
The Best Lawyers™ in Australia in Labour and Employment Law - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
The Best Lawyers™ in Australia in Employee Benefits Law - 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
Chambers Asia Pacific (Employment) - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Doyle's Guide Recommended Employment Lawyer WA - 2015
Ability WA (past Board member)
Teacher Registration Board (past member)