Peter Healey is a senior associate in the Employment & Workplace Relations practice group. Having commenced his career working with a union legal service, he brings a unique perspective to his clients’ matters.
Peter’s passion for employment dispute resolution has seen him provide strategic advice and representation to clients in a broad and diverse range of employment disputes. His astute approach to conflict allows him to provide practical advice on non-contentious employment matters with a view to preventing potential disputes. He has provided work health and safety advice to clients across Australia in the mining, energy, defence, construction, agriculture, property and retailed industries and has also assisted clients with investigations and defending safety prosecutions. Peter also provides defamation assistance to clients who require pre-publication advice or post-publication representation and has assisted media organisations, small businesses, not-for-profits and individuals with reputation protection and minimising potential defamation risks.
Peter is currently studying a Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University in California, USA which offers the number one negotiation and dispute resolution program in the US. He is a Fellow of the Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution, has guest lectured at Flinders University on Labour Law and was recently awarded the Excellence for the Future Award from US organisation CALI.