Best Employment Lawyers in Sydney

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

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Sydney’s Best Employment Lawyers:

Here are the leading Employment Lawyers in Sydney:

  • Chris McArdle – McArdle Legal
  • Danny King – Danny King Legal
  • John Morrissey – JFMLAW

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McArdle Legal

Chris McArdle - McArdle Legal
Chris McArdle – McArdle Legal

Chris McArdle is one of approximately forty lawyers in New South Wales accredited by the Law Society of New South Wales as a specialist in Employment and Industrial Law. Chris has been in legal practice since 1988 and prior to that, served as a Commissioner of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales. Chris acts for corporate and individual clients with a philosophy of preventing problems and increasing corporate efficiency. Chris has achieved a number of breakthroughs in the anti-discrimination, senior executive contracts, termination of employment, and ‘general protections’ jurisdictions.

Chris is a regular presenter of seminar papers and has published several articles in both mainstream press and specialist journals.


Employment Law, Occupational Health and Safety, Anti-discrimination Law, Termination of Employment (unfair dismissal lawyers), Employment contract whereby work is performed, Workplace bullying and harassment, Workplace discrimination


Address13/276 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 8262 6200


“Easy to book appointment and was able to discuss the entire matter and way forward in 1 meeting. Deirdre was considerate, precise and efficient with her handling of the entire process. Matter was resolved within a week. Great outcome and overall awesome experience!” – SaltnPepper SnP

Danny King Legal Pty Ltd

Danny King - Danny King Legal Pty Ltd
Danny King – Danny King Legal Pty Ltd

Danny King founded Danny King Legal in 2011, stepping away from a career in top-tier firms to go out on her own. Since then, Danny King Legal has transitioned from sole practitioner to an award-winning boutique employment firm in Sydney’s CBD.

The firm has received an impressive 8 Doyles Guide recommendations since 2015. Danny and the firm have been nominated in the Australian, Australasian and Women In Law Awards every year since 2016.

Danny’s experience as a business owner only strengthens her understanding of the thrill of business growth and the complexities involved in managing employment relationships every step of the way.


industrial relations, representing employers, employees, HR professionals, and other lawyers


Addresslevel 9/82 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9233 5669


“Very professional and well informed. They possess a wealth of solid knowledgeable.Excellent paralegals. My thanks to Kevin for his recent assistance. Highly recommended!” -jai Jai


John Morrissey - JFMLAW
John Morrissey – JFMLAW

John Morrissey has been a practising Sydney solicitor for 30 years, and for the past 20 a sole practitioner and the principal at JFMLAW. His main focus is employment law, advising small to medium-sized firms and their employees of their rights and obligations.


Unfair Dismissal, Executive Employment Contracts, Parental Leave, Workplace Bullying, Workplace Discrimination & Harassment, Underpayment of Wages, HR Law, Employment Contracts, Performance Management, Managing Long Term Absence, Fair Work Commission Claims, Protecting Intellectual Property, Termination of Employment, Workplace Investigations


AddressSuite 104/46A MacLeay St, Potts Point NSW 2011
Phone: (02) 9331 0266


“I came to JFMLAW after I needed advice on my employment contract. Not only were they responsive but the turn around time was less than 24 hours.

Definitely would recommend to anybody looking for employment advice or employment services. Great team and professional services!” – Lia Tolo

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