Mr. Hardman is a partner in the Labour Employment and Workplace Safety practice in the Brisbane office. He provides a wide range of advice and services to clients regarding employment, safety, investigations and disputes relevant to the workplace.
He is an experienced advocate and has appeared extensively in both State and Federal courts and tribunals in employment, safety and other contentious matters. He has experience across a broad range of industries including construction, water, manufacturing, agricultural, petroleum, gas and mining.
Mr. Hardman has significant experience in the conduct of the defence of regulatory investigations and prosecutions, under State and Federal Employment, Workplace, Safety, Corporation, and Environmental legislation.
Mr. Hardman is also a registered Migration Agent with the Australian Government Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority
Prior to joining K&L Gates Mr. Hardman was a partner at a national law firm. He has also worked as a senior lawyer within Commonwealth Government agencies including the Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions and the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.