Haydon specialises in employment law and heads our Employment Law Team. He has a talent for assisting employers and employees navigate complex industrial relations laws and disputes.

Haydon Potter

Associate Solicitor

Haydon represents employers and employees in relation to Employment Agreements, Award interpretations, industrial disputes, transfer of business issues, performance management, restraints of trade, terminations and redundancies and general employment related issues.

Biography

Haydon is leading the Firm’s Employment Law Team after practicing near exclusively in the workplace and industrial relations space.

Haydon graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Laws/Diploma of Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Commerce. He has also been admitted as a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.

Haydon has a strong work ethic and commitment to his practice. 

He regularly appears in the Fair Work Commission in relation to unfair dismissal and general protections claims under the Fair Work Act. 

Who Haydon works with

Haydon works with corporate clients, employers, employees, and contractors in a wide array of industries and professions. 

Approach

Haydon is committed to working with his clients to deliver advice that is practical and clear to assist the client in receiving the best possible outcome. 

Haydon uses skills and knowledge from both his commerce and law degrees to assist his clients in navigating complex workplace legal issues that arise. 

As the Firm’s workplace and industrial relations leader, Haydon takes pride in developing innovative and costeffective solutions for his clients that allow them to move on with their lives as soon as possible. Haydon’s work overlaps with all the Firm’s practice areas, and he enjoys being able to work with his colleagues daily to find personalized solutions for clients of the Firm. 

Haydon uses a collaborative approach that supports his clients to make informed and strategic decisions.

Qualifications

Haydon holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) with Honours Class II Division 1, a Diploma of Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours). Haydon was admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales. 

Haydon is an active member of Hunter Young Professionals and Industrial Relations Society of NSW.

Interests

Haydon enjoys spending his spare time on the golf course and watching his favourite teams the Sydney Swans and Newcastle Knights play. Haydon also enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends outside of his sporting interests.

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