Murray Kellock is a partner in the Workplace & Employee Relations practice in the Melbourne office where he specialises in industrial relations and employment law. He has over 15 years of experience in advising employers in various industries including banking and financial services, property and construction, manufacturing, maritime / shipping, transport, insurance, local government, food production, tertiary education and electricity.
Murray's expertise encompasses all aspects of the Fair Work Act. He has experience in discrimination / equal opportunity law, unfair, unlawful and wrongful dismissal claims and employment dispute settlements, including senior executive departures. He has worked on the industrial relations and employment aspects of outsourcing, sale and transfer of businesses, corporate restructuring and redundancy.
He has drafted and advised on a wide range of contracts, including executive contracts, independent contractor arrangements and workplace agreements. He has advised on OH&S matters and on tactics and strategies to deal with industrial action, such as injunctive relief, orders to stop or prevent industrial action and termination of bargaining periods.
Murray was nominated as a leading individual in the area of employment law by Chambers Global Guide 2008.