Sam is a partner at Cowell Clarke and leads the firm’s Employment & Workplace Relations practice group. With broad-based experience in litigation, Sam brings a unique background to his specialisation in employment law, providing clients with astute insight.
Sam’s primary focus is in the area of
employment and industrial relations law.
In particular, he provides advice and representation to corporate and
business employers in the employment law / industrial relations space. Sam was appointed by the Independent
Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) in 2017 as principal solicitor assisting
the Commissioner into a maladministration inquiry into the Oakden Older Persons
Mental Health Service.
Sam joined the firm in January 2003 after practising for 5 years in Darwin in the Northern Territory. Over the course of his professional career, he has practised in many areas of commercial and general litigation including both personal and corporate insolvency, shareholder and industrial disputes and a range of other areas including advising associations on constitutional issues and representing both applicants and objectors in Liquor Licensing matters.