Ian Curlewis
Partner

Ian Curlewis
Partner

Ian Curlewis is the lead partner of the Employment and Safety team at Lavan and practises primarily in employment and workplace relations and the education sector.  He is recognised in the area of employment by Chambers Asia Pacific.  He has been involved in small and large industrial disputes and restructuring projects. 

Ian is experienced in drafting, negotiating and interpreting industrial awards, enterprise bargaining and anti-discrimination 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.

 

CONTACT
Direct  +61 8 9288 6756
Mobile  0413 005 103
Fax  +61 8 9288 6001
ian.curlewis@lavan.com.au

PRACTICE TEAMS
Agribusiness
Education
Employment and Safety
Liquor Licensing, Hospitality and Events

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Employment and workplace relations law
Equal opportunity and discrimination law
Liquor licensing
Migration law


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Laws
Natal University (1972)

Bachelor of Commerce
Natal University (1970)


ADMISSIONS

Federal Court of Australia (1987)

High Court of Australia (1987)

Supreme Court of Western Australia (1987)


RECOGNITION

Best Lawyers (Labour and Employment Law)
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Best Lawyers (Employee Benefits Law) 2019

Chambers Asia Pacific (Employment)
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016


MEMBERSHIPS

Association of Independent Schools of Western

St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School Board of Governors (Board Member)

 


PUBLICATIONS
31 October 2018
25 September 2018
15 June 2018
18 April 2018
How can I help you?
Contact Ian Curlewis here.