DALTON, Richard QC

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DALTON, Richard QC

Areas of Practice

  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Employment/Industrial
  • Equal Opportunity/Discrimination
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Trade Practices


In over 20 years of practice as a workplace relations lawyer, Richard has acted for most of the significant employers in Australia across all industries, including coal and metalliferous mining, airlines, stevedoring, transport and logistics, building and construction, power generation, telecommunications and manufacturing. Richard has also acted extensively for public sector employers, as well as regulators such as the Fair Work Ombudsman and the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate.

Richard has a national practice, regularly advising and appearing interstate. He appears in courts and tribunals in the full range of industrial and employment matters, including:

  • injunctions and civil penalties under the Fair Work Act 2009;
  • enforcement of awards/enterprise agreements;
  • all types of proceedings in the Fair Work Commission, particularly appeals, private arbitrations, industrial action orders, right of entry disputes and union demarcation and rules cases;
  • adverse action and wrongful dismissal claims;
  • discrimination claims;
  • OHS prosecutions.

From 01 Jul 2008, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.


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