Cross Bryce


+61 2 9229 7345

Areas of practice

Workplace Health and Safety

Employment and Industrial Law
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Bryce Cross


Admitted as a Barrister in NSW in 1997


Consistently recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a leading junior counsel in the areas of employment and industrial law, Bryce’s expertise also extends to equity, human rights and discrimination law.

Given the specialised nature of his practice, Bryce’s depth of knowledge and experience allows him to deliver high quality advice involving commercial transactions and the drafting and interpretation of contracts, as well as representation across all levels of Commonwealth and State courts and tribunals. He is frequently briefed in all aspects of employment and industrial matters, including restraints of trade, employment contract disputes, unfair dismissals and prosecutions under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). His expansive discrimination practice also extends beyond allegations of discrimination in the workplace.

Bryce frequently represents employers, employees and the Commonwealth in the Federal Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court, Supreme Court of New South Wales, Fair Work Commission and Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales. He has also recently acted for a several unions and has widespread experience in appearing as counsel on behalf of clients in mediations.

Prior to being called to the Bar, Bryce gained considerable experience as an Industrial Advocate and Corporate Head Solicitor at the Chamber of Manufactures of NSW / Australian Business Limited and a Solicitor at Corrs Chambers Westgarth, where he conducted major litigation on behalf of clients in industrial courts and tribunals. Previous experience also includes working as an Industrial Officer at the New South Wales Nurses’ Association, Commonwealth Steamship Owners’ Association and the Australian Gaslight Company.

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