- Banking & Finance
- Construction & Infrastructure
- Corporate & Commercial
- Dispute Resolution & Litigation
- Employment and Workplace Safety
- Industry Expertise
- Intellectual Property
- Operational Team
- Private Client Practice
- Property and Real Estate
- Taxation Law
Maeve is a skilful employment lawyer, experienced in advising private sector SMEs, national corporations, local councils in NSW and not for profit organisations.
Maeve has a track record of providing timely commercial advice in plain language across a range of areas including:
• interpreting employment and workplace legislation and awards
• investigating and defending bullying and discrimination claims
• drafting employment contracts and policies
• disciplinary processes and termination of employment issues
• work health and safety
Before joining Nexus, Maeve was a Senior Associate at a workplace law firm acting solely for employers and, as a solicitor with WorkCover NSW (now SafeWork NSW), prosecuted companies for breaches of the work health and safety legislation.
Prior to embarking on her legal career, Maeve led consultancy teams within the NSW Department of Education and Training. As a consultant she supported major training and development initiatives including Change Management and Leadership in Schools for Principals and Executive and the implementation of priority policies in Schools such as Anti- Racism, Anti-Bullying and the Ethnic Affairs Policy Statement.
Maeve’s previous organisational experiences, common sense approach to legal issues, client skills and background in the presentation of training courses, positions her ideally to provide employers with comprehensive legal advice and support.
Frank is an experienced lawyer with particular corporate, commercial and litigation expertise. This includes national and cross-border transactions and disputes in both common law and civil law jurisdictions, building and construction law, corporate insolvency and bankruptcy, contract drafting and contract review.
Frank also provides legal advice on directors and shareholders rights and obligations, corporate acquisitions and sales, franchise agreements and sales, commercial leases and financial instruments.
Frank’s commercial acumen draws heavily from his experience working in Mexico, where he advised medium and large corporations in the trade and banking sectors, as well as the Mexican Foreign Office.
Frank is a Member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
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Marcus has advised clients in relation to all facets of business, commercial law & litigation for over 18 years, with a particular focus on the construction/infrastructure, mining and transport sectors. He is experienced in all forms of complex commercial transactions, mergers & acquisitions and superior court litigation. His expertise in contract drafting is uniquely informed by his extensive complex litigation experience. He is an industry recognised expert in construction law and published author on Security of Payments legislation.
With significant business experience outside the law, and broad knowledge of multiple practice areas, Marcus brings a rare level of commercial acumen and practical skill. Marcus has acted, and continues to act for a range of significant clients including Hunter Water, Mine Subsidence Board, Coal Mines Insurance, Daracon, Thomas & Coffee, Hansen Yuncken, Enviropacific, Pacific Carbon, Arenco and the Bloomfield Group (as in-house General Counsel)
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Greg SmithPrincipal - Western Australia
Greg Smith is the Principal of Nexus Law Group in Western Australia. He has spent more than two decades specialising in safety and health management, focussing on assisting clients to understand organisational and individual responsibility for safety and health, and implement and verify processes to discharge those responsibilities.