Sam Eichenbaum is a Partner in our Workplace Relations group and an Accredited Workplace Relations Specialist, with over 30 years of industrial relations experience, 19 within legal practice.
Sam’s expertise covers both industrial relations and employment law, representing organisations with unionised workforces, across manufacturing, security, print, warehouse and distribution industries.
In particular, Sam specialises in providing representation in industrial disputes, acting as an experienced bargaining representative for companies, strategic advice and negotiation of workplace agreements, unfair dismissals and general strategic, commercially-focussed advice.
Sam has been named as one of Victoria’s leading employment lawyers in Doyle’s Guide for five years in a row since 2015 and he was also the winner of the 2015 Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist Achievement award.
Sam endeavours to always be available to his clients, and act as an extension of their in-house team, in order to ensure he provides the best advice in an efficient and effective manner.
- Advising companies on a range of industrial relations and employment issues including employment contracts, industrial agreements and disputes, and settlement agreements.
- Representing organisations in negotiating with unions on enterprise bargaining agreements across the manufacturing and warehousing sectors.
- Defending numerous employers in unfair dismissal, general protections and adverse action matters.
- Acting for organisations on enterprise bargaining and industrial disputation at the Fair Work Commission and in the courts.