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Joel Hayden

Practice Leader

Practice Areas
Work, Health and Safety

Joel is a Practice Leader in LegalVision’s Employment team. He has significant experience across all aspects of employment law and has previously worked for both top tier and boutique employment law practices. Joel has particular expertise in assisting employers with employment disputes and litigation and has acted for clients in a number of jurisdictions within Australia, including the Fair Work Commission, Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court of Australia.

In addition to this, Joel has significant experience in advising employers on a broad range of employment law matters, including modern award coverage, employment-related due diligence, employment documentation and the full range of day to day employment issues. Joel has extensive experience advising employers from start-ups to multinational companies, across a wide range of industries.

In his spare time, Joel enjoys watching NFL with his two ginger cats.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce, Macquarie University.

Professional memberships: Law Society of New South Wales.


Joel's Expertise


Employment disputes

Employment advice

Joel's published articles

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