Karl has more than 30 years' experience practising as both barrister and solicitor across all Australian jurisdictions.
An experienced litigator, Karl acts in workplace litigation, workers compensation and safety investigations and prosecutions. He advises on bullying, harassment and discrimination matters as well as advising boards, executives, legal counsel and HR in all aspects of employment law including performance management, transfer of business and termination.
Karl has acted as counsel in coronial inquests, royal commissions and WHS prosecutions. Karl regularly appears in both Federal and State based courts, commissions and tribunals. He conducts workplace assessments, investigations and cultural reviews.
Advising across a range of industries, Karl has acted extensively in industry sectors including energy (oil and gas), mining, defence, construction, manufacturing, health, technology, disabilty and aged care. Karl is the author of 'National Work Health and Safety Practice', a subscription service for global publisher Thomson Reuters.