DW Fox Tucker & Bradbrook Lawyers: Two eminent employment law specialists join forces

DW Fox Tucker is delighted to announce its merger with Bradbrook Lawyers, another of Adelaide’s premier employment law practices. This significant joining of forces is the result of many months of strategic discussions between the two organisations, which have profoundly similar core values, philosophies and a dedication to providing excellent service to their clients.

A client champion and a fierce competitor on the employment law circuit

Jodie Bradbrook, Bradbrook Lawyers Principal, is highly regarded in the South Australian legal profession. Known for her passion and determination in taking care of her clients, and highly valued for her integrity, straight talking and innovative legal solutions. Jodie’s impressive portfolio of achievements has seen her recognised in Doyle’s Guide as one of Adelaide’s leading employment and WH&S law specialists.

As Jodie explains, old allegiances made her carefully considered decision much easier: “Before starting my own practice I’d worked with DW Fox Tucker’s predecessor firms Donaldson Walsh and Phillips Fox, so the move is a kind of ‘coming home’ for me, and I am really looking forward to working with their great people again.”

Jodie joins DW Fox Tucker’s employment and workers compensation teams as a director, working alongside much-credited fellow directors Ben Duggan and Patrick Walsh, under the stewardship of one of South Australia’s most respected workers compensation lawyers, John Walsh.

DW Fox Tucker directors warmly welcome new strength in employment & workers compensation capability

Joe DeRuvo, DW Fox Tucker managing director, couldn’t speak more highly of Jodie or sound more excited about the opportunity this merger presents. “Since establishing Bradbrook Lawyers in 2011 Jodie has built a brilliant practice, servicing a broad range of clients across multiple industries,” Joe explained, “by applying the same steadfast philosophy around client service that we employ here at DW Fox Tucker. The synergies between our organisations are substantial, so when Jodie told us the growth in her firm had reached such a point she was ready for the next step, we happily started the ball rolling. This coming together was a natural choice, and puts our firm in a strong position to continue to provide a strong, cost-effective and responsive alternative to the largest firms in SA and nationally.”

DW Fox Tucker director and head of employment and workers compensation, John Walsh, is similarly upbeat about the addition of Jodie’s exceptional expertise to his already talented group. “I’ve known Jodie for many years, she has a tireless work ethic in the service of her clients, finely-tuned expertise and is such a dynamic practitioner. Her innovative approach to the practice of law will enhance our reputation and highlights our perpetual push for excellence in providing first class service to our clients. It is an exciting time in the evolution of DW Fox Tucker. Our expanded employment and workers compensation capability will position us as one of the strongest, most diverse groups in the state.”

So if you’re an employment law or workers compensation client with DW Fox Tucker or Bradbrook Lawyers, you can still look forward to receiving the same excellent service, but with the added reassurance that you’ll have an even deeper well of legal talent on your side.

From 19 November 2018, Jodie Bradbrook can be contacted by telephoning (08) 8124 1811 or by emailing jodie.bradbrook@dwfoxtucker.com.au.

DW Fox Tucker’s expanded employment & workers compensation team at a glance…

DW Fox Tucker Lawyers
Doyle’s Guide Listings:

  • Workers Compensation Law Firm (Defendant) – South Australia, Since 2015
  • Workplace Health & Safety Law Firm – South Australia, Since 2017
  • Employment & Industrial Relations Law Firm – South Australia, Since 2015

John Walsh
Doyle’s Guide Listings:

  • Workers Compensation Lawyer (Defendant) – South Australia, Since 2015

Best Lawyers in Australia Listings:

  • Occupational Health & Safety, Since 2017
  • Agriculture & Rural Affairs, 2019
  • Personal Injury Litigation, 2019

Ben Duggan
Doyle’s Guide Listings:

  • Employment Lawyers (Employer Representation) – South Australia, Since 2015
  • Workplace Health & Safety Lawyers – South Australia, 2016
  • Leading Employment & Industrial Relations Lawyer – South Australia, 2017

Best Lawyers in Australia Listings:

  • Labour and Employment Law Lawyer of the Year – Adelaide, 2017
  • Labour and Employment Law – Adelaide, Since 2010
  • Occupational Health & Safety Law – Adelaide, Since 2013

Bradbrook Lawyers
Doyle’s Guide Listings:

  • Employment & Industrial Relations Law Firm – South Australia, Since 2017
  • Workplace Health & Safety Law Firm – South Australia, Since 2017

Jodie Bradbrook
Doyle’s Guide Listings:

  • Employment Lawyers (Employer Representation) – South Australia, Since 2017
  • Workplace Health & Safety Lawyers – South Australia, Since 2017
For more information, please contact:
Joe De Ruvo

Joe De Ruvo
p.  +61 8 8124 1872
e.  Email me

John Walsh

John Walsh
p.  +61 8 8124 1951
e.  Email me

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