Best Employment Lawyers in Hobart

Below is a list of the top and leading Employment Lawyers in Hobart. To help you find the best Employment Lawyers located near you in Hobart, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Hobart’s Best Employment Lawyers:

The top rated Employment Lawyers in Hobart are:

  • Luke Forsyth – Hall Payne Lawyers
  • David Rosen – Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania
  • Geoffrey Tremayne – Tremayne Fay Rheinberger

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Hall Payne Lawyers

Luke Forsyth - Hall Payne Lawyers
Luke Forsyth – Hall Payne Lawyers

Luke Forsyth is a Principal at Hall Payne. He practices in the firm’s industrial relations and employment law teams and since 2014 Luke has been consistently recognized as one of Australia’s leading employment lawyers by his peers in the Doyle’s Guide.

He started with Hall Payne in 2001, before leaving to work as the Senior Legal Officer at the Queensland Nurses’ Union in 2008. He returned in 2012 and was appointed Principal. He brings 15 years experience to his work with unions in the mining, electrical, construction, manufacturing and public sector areas, as well as with local government, aviation and health.


Areas of Employment Law, Employment Contract, Enterprise Agreement Rights, Disciplinary Proceedings, Unfair Employment Termination, General Protections and Rights


Address: 1/162 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6223 1255


“They look after there clients” – Craig Dawes

Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania

David Rosen - Simmons Wolfhagen
David Rosen – Simmons Wolfhagen

David Rosen is a very experienced and versatile senior practitioner in the firm’s litigation, insurance, employment and building & construction practice groups.

He provides timely advice on the management of both litigated and non-litigated claims and is an expert at identifying viable strategies.

As an employment lawyer, he has extensive experience in all aspects of workplace relations law including but not limited to unfair dismissals claims, general protections claims, reviewing and drafting of employment contacts, bullying claims, discrimination claims and making applications and defending claims before the Fair Work Commission and the Federal Circuit Court.


All Employment and Workplace Relations matters, Negotiate and implement awards and enterprise bargaining agreements in a range of industries, Provide workplace training in relation to changes to legislation, and How to proactively develop human resource strategies in line with changes


Address: Level 4/99 Bathurst St, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6226 1200


“Walker has been my family’s lawyer for more than all my life. There is no other practicing person in this town that I would trust to best manage my affairs.” – Peter Lawler

“Chris Perriman has helped me three times in conveying for me . Top service and thorough” – Peter Martin

Tremayne Fay Rheinberger

Geoffrey Tremayne - Tremayne Fay Rheinberger
Geoffrey Tremayne – Tremayne Fay Rheinberger

Geoffrey Tremayne was admitted to practice in 1981 and oversees the litigation practice of the firm, regularly appearing as Counsel. He has substantial experience in local government and planning law, and has broad experience of major civil litigation, both at first instance and on appeal, and in both state and federal courts and statutory tribunals. He has a substantial workers compensation practice, acting for several insurers. He also undertakes work on behalf of the Motor Accidents Insurance Board. Contact Geoff for advice on Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury & Commercial Litigation, Employment and Industrial Law, Planning and Local Government Law, Environmental Law.


Front-end compliance and pre-employment assistance, Employment entitlements advice, Post-employment advice and advocacy, Discrimination claims, Actions in the Fair Work Commission, Claims under the Fair Work Act 2009


Address: 119 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6224 9888


“Lawyers are very nice and good at what they do. Such a life saver!” – Mario Moore

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