DLA PHILLIPS Fox has appointed workplace relations and employment specialist Andrew Ball as a partner in the firm’s Sydney office.
Ball has specialised in the area since 1993 and his clients have included large corporations and public sector agencies across a range of industries including higher education, construction and development, transport, finance and manufacturing industries.
Nick Ruskin, national head of the firm’s workplace relations and employment group, believes Ball will a great asset to the firm’s legal and strategic team in a time of change in the area.
“At a time of further workplace reform and emboldened union movement, it is important that Australian businesses and organisations do not lose focus on ensuring that workplace relations strategy is attuned to these changes,” he said. “I am delighted that Andrew has joined our global offering.”