Ian Humphreys is a partner and practice leader
of our Brisbane office. Ian specialises in employment, energy and resources, occupational health and safety, workplace relations and workplace training.
Ian is a specialist in the mining and resources sector. He is
the primary adviser on complex industrial disputes, workplace
change initiatives and other workplace incidents for clients such
as BHP Billiton, Xstrata and Virgin Blue Airlines - Chambers
Ian Humphreys is "unmatched" in Queensland - Asia Pacific Legal
Ian is highly regarded by his clients, one of whom described
him as "our automatic choice for employment and occupational health
and safety matters, and his experience and contacts in this area
are phenomenal" - Chambers Global, 2009.
Ian obtained a stellar result for BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance
in the landmark Goonyella Riverside Mine case, the prosecutor
withdrawing all charges and the prosecutions being formally
dismissed - Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2008/2009.
Ian is the team leader of the firm's employment law practice in
Queensland. He provides a full range of industrial relations
and employment law services to clients including many of
Australia's largest corporations, employer associations and
government entities. This includes the provision of high
level strategic advice and the conduct of major litigation.
- University of New South Wales (Bachelor of Arts - Industrial
Relations and Political Science)
- University of Technology, Sydney (Bachelor of Laws)
- University of Technology, Sydney (Graduate Diploma in Practical
- University of Sydney (Master of Laws)
- Partner since 1996