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Guy Biddle

Partner

Guy heads up our Employment & Workplace Safety team. He is a highly skilled litigator with over 30 years of experience in workplace law, general insurance and civil litigation.
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Background

When it comes to workplace issues, Guy’s affable nature and depth of experience are his biggest assets. His calm approach to negotiation and resolution reassures his clients and creates the space needed to find workable solutions for his clients and other parties.

Guy is Co-Chair of the Law Society of South Australia’s Accident Compensation Committee, a bi-partisan committee with representatives of compensation authorities and injured claimants. The role of the Committee is to provide advice to the Council of the Law Society concerning legal practice in the area of personal injury claims.  This involves commenting on legislation and providing submissions on legislative change and the practice and procedure of Courts and Tribunals involved in personal injury litigation.

Experience

Guy has worked for regulatory authorities in both South Australia and Queensland.  He has also represented major corporates and insurers.

Guy advises clients on industrial matters including equal opportunity and discrimination claims, underpayment of wages claims, managing workplace behaviour including bullying and harassment, advice on employee entitlements, employment contracts, workplace injury, and the rights and obligations of employers and workers in relation to workplace health and safety.

Guy provides advice and representation in relation to workers compensation claims for registered and self insured employers and has extensive experience in appearing before the South Australian Employment Tribunal.

Guy also represents statutory and private insurers and companies in relation to liability claims and managing risk. He has appeared extensively before state courts and tribunals in both South Australia and Queensland.

Specialising in dispute resolution, Guy is especially skilled in mediating and resolving disputes to create workable outcomes for his clients. He is adept at analysing his clients’ situation and working closely with them to identify and promote their best case.

Guy's Expertise

    • Australian Insurance Law Association Member
    • Law Society of South Australia Member and Accident Compensation Committee Co-Chair
    • Industrial Relations Society of South Australia Member
    • The Australian Human Resources Institute Member
    • Bachelor of Laws
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
    • Best Lawyers, Occupational Health & Safety Law 2016 - current
    • Doyles Guide, Leading Workers Compensation Lawyers (Defendant) 2020