Marc Felman

Bar Roll: 2004 Admitted: 2000
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Marc was admitted to practice in April 2000 and signed the Bar Roll in November 2004. From 1999 until 2003, Marc worked for Minter Ellison in the employment/industrial relations and intellectual property practices. From August 2003 until August 2004, Marc was Associate to the Honourable Justice Ryan in the Federal Court of Australia. Marc sat with his Honour on a range of matters including Industrial Relations, Migration, Administrative Law, Trade Practices and Intellectual Property. At the Bar, Marc’s practice has been primarily focused on Industrial, Employment and Discrimination Law and Administrative Law. In his practice, Marc has had the opportunity to represent a number of employers and employees.  Marc has also represented government such as the State of Victoria and the Commonwealth, as well as some government authorities, including the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate, the Fair Work Ombudsman, and the Australian Federal Police.

From 2017 to 2020, Marc was ranked by Doyle’s Guide as a preeminent Junior Counsel in Victoria. In 2019 and 2020, Marc was ranked by Doyle’s Guide as a preeminent Junior Counsel in Australia.

Marc read with Justin Bourke QC and his senior mentor was Jeff Sher QC. Marc has had three readers, Andrew Pollock, David Easteal and Tessa Duthie. Some of the cases that Marc has been involved in are set out below (the party that Marc represented is indicated in bold):

* Australian Cardiology Services Pty Ltd v Rudd [2020] VSC 645 (confidential information and misleading & deceptive conduct)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Menon [2020] FCA 1418 (civil penalty hearing)

Toll Transport Pty Limited T/A Toll Shipping v Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union [2020] FWC 1381 (s.418 application)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Union [2020] FCA 404 (civil penalty hearing)

* Eastern Van Services Pty Ltd v Victorian WorkCover Authority & Barca [2020] VSCA 154 (contractor v employee characterisation)

* Tutos v State of Victoria [2019] VSC 673 (Anshun estoppel)

* Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v Australian Building and Construction Commissioner [2019] FCAFC 201 (led by Justin Bourke QC) (civil penalty hearing)

Fair Work Ombudsman v National Union of Workers [2019] FCA 1826 (civil penalty hearing)

* United Firefighters’ Union of Australia v Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board [2019] FWC 6632 (construction of enterprise agreement)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (The NewCold Picket Case) [2019] FCA 2038 (civil penalty hearing)

* Application by Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union-Construction and General Division, Australian Capital Territory Divisional Branch [2019] FWC 4087 (appeared on behalf of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner opposing a right of entry permit application)

* Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v Personnel Contracting Pty Ltd & Hanssen Pty Ltd [2019] FCA 1806 (contractor v employee characterisation, accessorial liability, misrepresentation)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Hassett [2019] FCA 855 (civil penalty hearing)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining, and Energy Union (Syme Library Case) (No 2) [2019] FCA 1555 (civil penalty hearing)

* Torosidis v Department of Education and Training [2019] VSC 93 (led by Claire Harris QC) (judicial review)

* Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union-Construction and General Division, New South Wales Divisional Branch [2018] FWC 379 (appeared on behalf of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner opposing a right of entry permit application)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (The Syme Library Case) [2018] FCA 1142 (adverse action and misrepresentation)

* Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v Fair Work Inspector Lam [2018] FCA 1379 (application to set aside notice to produce)

Marc is also the author of Remedies on Termination of Employment, Law Institute Journal, Vol 80, (No.4) April 2007.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Corporate & CommercialDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityEmployment and Industrial RelationsFOI/PrivacyHuman RightsJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewPublic Law
  • Marc Felman – Remedies on Termination of Employment, Law Institute Journal, Vol 80, (No.4) April 2007.

QUALIFICATIONS

LLB (Hons), B.Bus (Banking & Finance)

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Member of the Industrial Bar Association.

Marc Felman

Bar Roll: 2004 Admitted: 2000
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Profile

Marc was admitted to practice in April 2000 and signed the Bar Roll in November 2004. From 1999 until 2003, Marc worked for Minter Ellison in the employment/industrial relations and intellectual property practices. From August 2003 until August 2004, Marc was Associate to the Honourable Justice Ryan in the Federal Court of Australia. Marc sat with his Honour on a range of matters including Industrial Relations, Migration, Administrative Law, Trade Practices and Intellectual Property. At the Bar, Marc’s practice has been primarily focused on Industrial, Employment and Discrimination Law and Administrative Law. In his practice, Marc has had the opportunity to represent a number of employers and employees.  Marc has also represented government such as the State of Victoria and the Commonwealth, as well as some government authorities, including the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate, the Fair Work Ombudsman, and the Australian Federal Police.

From 2017 to 2020, Marc was ranked by Doyle’s Guide as a preeminent Junior Counsel in Victoria. In 2019 and 2020, Marc was ranked by Doyle’s Guide as a preeminent Junior Counsel in Australia.

Marc read with Justin Bourke QC and his senior mentor was Jeff Sher QC. Marc has had three readers, Andrew Pollock, David Easteal and Tessa Duthie. Some of the cases that Marc has been involved in are set out below (the party that Marc represented is indicated in bold):

* Australian Cardiology Services Pty Ltd v Rudd [2020] VSC 645 (confidential information and misleading & deceptive conduct)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Menon [2020] FCA 1418 (civil penalty hearing)

Toll Transport Pty Limited T/A Toll Shipping v Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union [2020] FWC 1381 (s.418 application)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Union [2020] FCA 404 (civil penalty hearing)

* Eastern Van Services Pty Ltd v Victorian WorkCover Authority & Barca [2020] VSCA 154 (contractor v employee characterisation)

* Tutos v State of Victoria [2019] VSC 673 (Anshun estoppel)

* Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v Australian Building and Construction Commissioner [2019] FCAFC 201 (led by Justin Bourke QC) (civil penalty hearing)

Fair Work Ombudsman v National Union of Workers [2019] FCA 1826 (civil penalty hearing)

* United Firefighters’ Union of Australia v Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board [2019] FWC 6632 (construction of enterprise agreement)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (The NewCold Picket Case) [2019] FCA 2038 (civil penalty hearing)

* Application by Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union-Construction and General Division, Australian Capital Territory Divisional Branch [2019] FWC 4087 (appeared on behalf of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner opposing a right of entry permit application)

* Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v Personnel Contracting Pty Ltd & Hanssen Pty Ltd [2019] FCA 1806 (contractor v employee characterisation, accessorial liability, misrepresentation)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Hassett [2019] FCA 855 (civil penalty hearing)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining, and Energy Union (Syme Library Case) (No 2) [2019] FCA 1555 (civil penalty hearing)

* Torosidis v Department of Education and Training [2019] VSC 93 (led by Claire Harris QC) (judicial review)

* Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union-Construction and General Division, New South Wales Divisional Branch [2018] FWC 379 (appeared on behalf of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner opposing a right of entry permit application)

Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (The Syme Library Case) [2018] FCA 1142 (adverse action and misrepresentation)

* Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v Fair Work Inspector Lam [2018] FCA 1379 (application to set aside notice to produce)

Marc is also the author of Remedies on Termination of Employment, Law Institute Journal, Vol 80, (No.4) April 2007.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

Corporate & CommercialDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityEmployment and Industrial RelationsFOI/PrivacyHuman RightsJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewPublic Law

Publication

  • Marc Felman – Remedies on Termination of Employment, Law Institute Journal, Vol 80, (No.4) April 2007.

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS

LLB (Hons), B.Bus (Banking & Finance)

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Member of the Industrial Bar Association.