Jim practises generally in the areas of industrial, employment, discrimination and administrative law.
His industrial and employment law practice involves regularly appearing and advising in disputes in the Federal courts and the Fair Work Commission. His particular experience in the Federal jurisdiction includes general protections claims, bargaining disputes, unfair dismissals, discrimination, breach of award and workplace agreement proceedings. Jim also regularly appears in contractual disputes and discrimination claims in the State jurisdictions.
In his administrative law practice he appears and advises in judicial review proceedings in the State and Federal jurisdictions. Jim also appears in merits review proceedings in VCAT and the AAT.
Prior to signing the Bar Roll Jim was the Associate to the Honourable Justice Marshall in the Federal Court of Australia and was a solicitor with Minter Ellison in Melbourne.
Jim read with Rachel Doyle SC and Melinda Richards SC. He has a Master of Laws from Monash University.
To get in touch with Jim McKenna | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or firstname.lastname@example.org