Simon Clayer - Senior Associate

Simon Clayer Simon has represented both employers and employees in a range of industrial matters.

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Simon Clayer is a senior practitioner in HopgoodGanim Lawyers’ Industrial Relations and Employment Law team, and brings with him in-depth, working technical knowledge from advising for a range of industry sectors including health, utilities, aviation, technology, energy and mining.  He has represented both employers and employees across a range of industrial matters including employee performance, redundancies, termination of employment, Enterprise Bargaining, and WorkCover claims and appeals.

Simon is also highly experienced in alcohol and drug policy development, providing expert legal advice to organisations on workplace alcohol and drug policy.

Simon’s approach to his practice is energetic, amiable and driven by a firm motivation to secure favourable outcomes for his clients.  He has advised applicants and respondents at conciliation conferences and hearings before the Fair Work Commission, the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, and at the Public Service Commission.  His reputation as a confident presenter has also seen Simon participate in several seminars and conferences on topics including the NES, drug and alcohol testing in the workplace, social media and Workplace Health and Safety legislation. 

He holds degrees in Laws and Arts, and a Masters of Electronic Commerce. 

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