Office Address

Phone Number

+61 3 9672 3257

Mobile Number

+61 434 181 323

Fax Number

+61 3 9672 3010

Email Address


Kylie Galofaro
+61 3 9672 3197

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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Main Office Address

Level 25
567 Collins Street

Office Locations

Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Port Moresby

Firm Phone Number

+61 3 9672 3000

Firm Fax Number

+61 3 9672 3010

Personal Background

John is a partner in the Corrs Litigation and Workplace Relations division and is one of the leading practitioners in industrial relations, employment and safety in Australia. He was described as a leading Employment lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2012 & 2013.

John provides strategic advice dealing with all aspects of workplace relations. He has particular expertise in the areas of workplace agreement making and bargaining, employment strategies, industrial relations planning for major projects and managing industrial disputation. John possesses a unique perspective that can come only with extensive experience.

This is just one of the reasons why John has been trusted by major employers, including: Australia Post, Boeing, Seven Network, Foster’s Group, DMG Nova. BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, WorleyParsons, Brunel Energy, Treasury Wine Estates and the Australian Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.

In addition to providing strategic advice dealing with all aspects of workplace relations, John also provides specialist advocacy services having appeared as counsel in a number of major industrial cases for major corporations and the Commonwealth Government.

Previously John was a member of the Victorian Bar and lectured at Monash University.

Firm Background

Corrs Chambers Westgarth is a premium independent law firm. We work with our clients as true partners in their business. We bring insight, innovation and agility to create success for them on a global stage.

Corrs has a strong history spanning more than 170 years but we are firmly focussed on creating opportunities for our clients in the rapidly changing business landscape of today and tomorrow. Our vision as a world class law firm is to drive Australia's competitiveness and its economic engagement with Asia.

We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth as well as a strong partnering relationships throughout the Asia Pacific region and worldwide. Our independence and our network of the world’s best independent firms provide a competitive advantage for our clients. That gives us the flexibility to deliver the most effective and expert solution for their international needs.

Corrs is led by Senior Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Gavin MacLaren and Chairman, Stephen Price.

Firm Practice Areas

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, China, Climate Change, Communications & Technology, Competition & Regulatory, Corporate, Energy & Resources, Environment & Planning, Financial Services, Global Regulatory, Government, Health, India, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Major Projects & Infrastructure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Property & Real Estate, Restructuring & Insolvency, Tax, Workplace Relations.