SPECIAL COUNSEL

PETER CAVANAGH

Peter

WORKPLACE WIZARD PROFILE

ABOUT PETER

Peter has over two decades of experience in advising Australian businesses and governments as a lawyer and consultant. He is highly experienced and expert at managing a range of employee and industrial relations matters including large scale litigation, regulatory compliance and strategic policy. He has acted on behalf of multi-national corporations and large government departments as well as a range of small to medium-sized businesses over the years.

Peter is a trained mediator and has assisted clients to resolve a range of disputes using alternative dispute resolution. He has also been involved in a number of legal test cases that have challenged the laws, and achieved excellent results for clients.

Prior to joining Workplace Wizards, Peter worked in a mid-large tier firm and then in his own business. Most recently, Peter worked as the Supervising Co-ordinator of 68 volunteer lawyers, law students and social work students who provide legal advice and referral services to clients of the Mental Health Legal Centre in Victoria.

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Catherine Crowley<br>Director
Catherine Crowley
Director
Swisse Vitamins
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Mark recently assisted us in managing a challenging and sensitive situation. We found Mark and his team to be professional, pragmatic and solutions-oriented.
Matt Windsor<br>General Manager
Matt Windsor
General Manager
Man With A Van
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Workplace Wizard’s help and advice has been practical, straightforward and extremely useful when guiding us through some of the more technical parts of our workplace relations.
Sandy Nikakis<br>HR Manager
Sandy Nikakis
HR Manager
Baby Bunting
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Mark regularly advises us when we need an external specialist for industrial relations, employee and workers’ compensation issues. He gives us immediate advice whenever we need it.
Michael<br>Manager
Michael
Manager
Textile Company
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Over the last 5 years, Mark Ritchie has guided us through a variety of issues covering industrial relations and human resources. He quickly identifies intricate issues and provides solutions.
Natasha<br>Manager
Natasha
Manager
Manufacturing Company
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Mark Ritchie has provided our business with industrial relations expertise and guidance since 2009. He has been a trusted partner on several enterprise bargaining negotiations.
Rob Lynch<br>HR Officer
Rob Lynch
HR Officer
Position Partners
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Mark Ritchie has provided our business with industrial relations expertise and guidance since 2009. He has been a trusted partner on several enterprise bargaining negotiations.
Michelle Wood
Michelle WoodExecutive Officer
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"Timely and comprehensive advice and resources. The whole team are very supportive and understand the complexities of managing HR in modern businesses. They are knowledgeable, reliable, very diverse in their skills and expertise, responsive anad highly efficient. They ensure they provide not just information, but explanation, which assists in the gaining of knowledge and understanding. Importantly, they are personable - they are always pleasant, patient and engaged."
Anonymous, Business Leader
Anonymous, Business Leadervia Firmchecker.com.au
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"Professional, good to work with, responsive. Excellent strategic advice tailored to our business needs. Follow through of strategic advice with solid detailed execution. Allows us to access important legal smarts inside a workable budget for our business size."
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