Shane Sirett has extensive general dispute resolution experience, with a current focus on commercial litigation, employment advice and disputes and insurance.
Shane is a keen advocate of alternative dispute resolution and is a trained mediator. In addition to his more than 30 years of experience as a practising lawyer, Shane also spent four years in independent practice as a Barrister, and is an experienced advocate in State and Federal Courts and has appeared in a number of leading cases that have made new law in areas as diverse as adverse possession and the commercial tenancy legislation.
In the course of providing assistance in insurance and employment settings, Shane has appeared as counsel and provided advice in fatal and serious accident prosecutions under the State Occupational Safety and Health Act and in Coroner’s Inquests, as well as appearing in Fair Work Act litigation in Federal and State Industrial bodies and Courts.
Shane has presented to major accounting, mining industry and aged care providers on crisis management in relation to workplace allegations of harassment and bullying and has also provided legal advice to teams competing in national sporting code competitions.