Director of Dispute Resolution

Angus Macinnis has a broad commercial practice with a focus on dispute resolution, and in particular, on employment and work health and safety law, and intellectual property law.

He advises employers and employees on all aspects of employment law, from drafting contracts and employment policies, to dealing with employment related disputes, to dealing with employment and safety regulators.

He has a particular interest in the employment law aspects of social media use and has published in this area in publications including the Law Society Journal, The New Lawyer, and the Internet Law Bulletin, as well as providing regular contributions to AHRI’s HRM Online website.  He is a regular speaker at conferences for MCLE providers including the Law Society of New South Wales and the University of New South Wales and also provides training to employer clients in areas including anti-discrimination law.

In the intellectual property area, Angus advises in relation to copyright and trade mark disputes, as well as “trade dress” and passing off disputes.

Angus also has an interest in international commercial arbitration and international trade law.  He has completed the Graduate Diploma of International Commercial Arbitration offered by the University of New South Wales and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is the Co-chair of the International Trade and Business Committee of the International Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.

After a number of years teaching international commercial arbitration (and coaching teams in the Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and International Maritime Arbitration Law Moot) at the University of Technology, Sydney and the University of Notre Dame Australia, he presently assists with the mooting program (and co-coaches the Vis Moot team) at the Thomas More Law School at the Australian Catholic University.

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