Adam Lambert Special Counsel

Adam is a Special Counsel in our Workplace Relations & Safety team.  

Adam’s practice is focussed on workplace litigation and strategy. For over a decade he has assisted some of Australia’s largest companies to manage their employment and industrial relations issues. Clients trust Adam’s thoughtful and rigorous analysis of their complex issues, his practical approach and responsiveness. 

Some examples of Adam’s experience include:  

  • developing and implementing enterprise bargaining strategies – including strategies aimed at changing the scope of agreements or in delivering changes necessary for substantial business investment 
  • assisting in the analysis of large-scale pay compliance projects, including managing regulatory investigations and litigation 
  • responding to protected and unprotected industrial action and picketing 
  • advising on major change projects – including site relocation, outsourcing, offshoring and major restructures 
  • litigation in the Fair Work Commission, County Court and Supreme Court, Federal Court, and Federal Circuit and Family Court in relation to a wide range of employment law and industrial disputes – including general protections, union right of entry, rostering and other industrial disputes arising under enterprise agreements, unfair dismissal applications, applications to approve, terminate and vary enterprise agreements, applications for transfer of business orders, good faith bargaining orders, bargaining disputes, stand down disputes, breach of contract, and others 
  • drafting, interpreting, and advising on employment contracts and industrial instruments, and 
  • dealing with issues concerning employee misconduct, performance and medical capacity.

Adam’s experience spans a range of industries including infrastructure, energy, retail, aviation, transport and logistics, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, and manufacturing. 


Adam has received the following recognition:

  • Doyles Guide: Employment & WHS Rising Stars (Australia), 2020.
  • The Best Lawyers™ in Australia: labour & employment law (2025).