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Davidson Chalmers Stewart

Work Department

Employment and HR.


Consultant in the Employment and HR team. Significant experience in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law. Advises and represents employers of all sizes and across many business sectors on all Employment / IR /ER matters before Courts and Tribunals throughout UK. This includes Dismissals, Redundancy, TUPE, Working Time, Discrimination, Diversity, Contract, Equal Opportunities, Bullying, Harassment, Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining. Dual qualified in Scotland and Australia.


2015 – 2016: Employment Partner and Special Counsel at Mullins Lawyers in Brisbane.
2012 – 2014: Special Counsel at Norton Rose Fulbright in Brisbane.
2010 – 2014: Employment Judge (Scotland), UK Ministry of Justice.
2010 – 2012: Employment Partner (Head of Employment, Pensions and Benefit Group) at DLA Piper Scotland LLP in Edinburgh.
2011 – 2012: Employment Law Tutor at University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.
1997 – 2010: Partner and Accredited Employment Specialist at Biggart Baillie LLP in Edinburgh.
1994 – 1997: Litigation Partner at Miller Hendry in Dundee.
1989 – 1994: Litigation Associate at Ledingham Chalmers in Aberdeen.


Law Society of Scotland, Queensland Law Society, Queensland Law Society Industrial Law Committee, Employment Law Group of the Law Society of Scotland.


Pitlochry High School, Breadalbane Academy, University of Aberdeen (LLB Hons), University of Aberdeen (Dip.L.P.), Queensland University of Technology (Law with distinction), University of Southern Queensland (Law with distinction).