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Released 05/23

GC bolsters workplace team with senior hire

Leading Australian insurance sector law firm, Gilchrist Connell, is delighted to welcome principal lawyer, Bhrig Chauhan, to its national Workplace practice.

Bhrig offers a wealth of experience advising employers, insurers and individuals on a range of workplace-related matters including statutory prosecutions, discrimination, employment disputes, sexual harassment claims, unfair dismissals, and disciplinary and regulatory investigations.

Bhrig, who is based in Melbourne, provides strategic advice to minimise legal exposure associated with performance management, executive disputes, restructuring, employment contracts, policies, awards and enterprise agreements across a range of industries. He regularly represents clients in work health and safety investigations and prosecutions involving construction works, manufacturing processes, road works, use of specialist mobile equipment, bullying, government care, wall collapses, recreational activities and transportation.

“Bhrig’s expertise neatly complements our existing workplace offering and bolsters our ability to service clients in these key areas of demand”, explains Richard Wood, Managing Principal at Gilchrist Connell.

About Gilchrist Connell
Gilchrist Connell is a leading insurance sector law firm operating across all Australian jurisdictions from its five offices. The firm’s fresh approach to legal services sets it apart. Gilchrist Connell is trusted by clients across Australia to provide commercial advice and representation. The team of over 140 lawyers advises insurers, brokers, underwriting agencies, self-insureds, insureds and businesses operating nationally and internationally across all lines of insurance. We also provide employment, WHS, restructuring and insolvency, corporate and commercial advice, and front-end solutions, to businesses, including the insurance sector, at all stages of their life cycle.