Chamberlains Law Firm brings Special Counsel Jeremy Kennedy onboard to further strengthen their employment practice. Jeremy has over 30 years of legal experience as a specialist workplace, employment, and industrial relations lawyer focusing on workplace health and safety, serious incident management and prosecutions by safety regulators.

Jeremy is an acknowledged author with multiple textbooks and publications, mainly focusing on workplace health and safety. He has also been mentioned in the esteemed Doyle’s Guide and was highly recommended by the ‘Best Lawyers International Legal Guide’.

Jeremy will service Chamberlains’ clients across Australia, focusing mainly on companies in the mining, construction, and manufacturing industries.

Director and head of Chamberlains’ Employment Practice, Angela Backhouse, comments:

“We are extremely excited to welcome Jeremy to Chamberlains’ employment practice. His wealth and depth of experience in the field will further strengthen our employment and IR offering, particularly in the work health and safety space.”

Jeremy will assist Chamberlains’ clients with everything from WHS investigations, incident management and safety regulator investigations, WHS management system reviews, to general workplace health and safety training sessions.

He also has experience in commercial litigation including:

  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Breach of non-disclosure and confidentiality/restraint agreements
  • Matters seeking injunctive relief, equitable remedies and damages