Workers compensation is an integral part of every Australian business, and yet despite every employer having to comply with the State, Territory or Commonwealth legislation, the confusing legal aspects of workers compensation can often leave you feeling out of your depth.
What’s more, finding a legal firm with specialist knowledge of workers compensation and general employment-related issues from the employer’s perspective is rare: engaging a lawyer who can explain it in straightforward terms is even less common. Fortunately, few understand the workplace space better than John Walsh.
With John on your team, your business will benefit from more than 40 years of direct workers compensation experience, from a professional who is considered to be the state’s leading authority on self-insurance, SA’s Return to Work scheme and all aspects of the workers compensation arena. He heads our Workers Compensation & Self Insurance team and is held in high regard by our clients for his foresight, expertise, and commercial approach.
John’s reputation for no airs, graces or ego makes him a favourite with clients. His no-nonsense approach enables him to work closely with you in the successful management of workers compensation claims, and he will ensure a smooth transition to becoming self-insured, across the State Scheme or Comcare, if that is your ambition.
John is also one of those unique individuals who believe in being prepared for any issues before they arise. And because he believes in dealing with matters quickly to head off difficulties further down the track and contain costs, his pro-activity is considered a significantly powerful asset — one that your business would be shrewd to fully utilise.
In essence, John will provide:
- the advice;
- the strategy; and
- outcome management for employers workplace issues.