Craig Green, Counsel, Dobson Mitchell Allport
About the Presenter:
Mr Craig Green is in-house Counsel at Dobson Mitchell Allport in the commercial litigation and dispute resolution team, specialising in employment law. He represents and advises employers in a wide range of industries, including the education, transport and disability sectors. He has a strong focus on alternative dispute resolution and negotiated outcomes. Craig's practice includes advising about employment disputes, compliance with statutory obligations and workplace complaints. He advises employers about drafting policies and procedures and contracts of employment. Craig is widely regarded as a leading practitioner in Tasmanian State Service matters. As counsel, Craig appears regularly in the Fair Work Commission, the Federal Circuit Court, the Tasmanian Industrial Commission and the Anti-Discrimination Tribunal. He regularly presents seminars to clients and other lawyers on important workplace relations issues. He organises seminars for the legal profession and human resources practitioners. Craig is a member of the Industrial Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia. He is a long-standing member of the Employment, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee of the Law Society of Tasmania.
Henry Pill, Senior Associate, Hall Payne Lawyers
About the Presenter:
Mr Henry Pill is a lawyer in Hall Payne’s Hobart office, practicing in employment and industrial law. After graduating from the UTAS in 2008, Henry worked as a union organiser for the Liquor Hospitality and Miscellaneous Workers’ Union (now United Voice) before being admitted to the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 2010. After admission, Henry commenced practise as a generalist solicitor in a community legal service, representing clients in a range of areas including employment, administrative and criminal law. During this period Henry came to appreciate the importance of access to legal service for ordinary people, particularly in matters against large entities such as corporations and governments. Following this, Henry worked as an adviser to the Premier of Tasmania before commencing in private practice as an industrial and criminal lawyer in Tasmania and Victoria. Henry continues to work to improve access to justice in the community. He has previously served as Tasmanian President of the Australian Lawyers Alliance and as a director of the Tasmanian Refugee Legal Service. He is a current director of the Hobart Community Legal Service and also continues to provide pro-bono assistance through their free legal clinic service. Henry is a member of the Law Society of Tasmania and a former State President of the Australian Lawyers Alliance. In his spare time, Henry volunteers at the Hobart Community Legal Service.