Matthew Moir

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate
  • Coronial Inquests / Commissions of Inquiry
  • Disciplinary Inquiries
  • Discrimination / Human Rights
  • Employment / Industrial
  • Workplace Health and Safety

Date of Admission

Admitted as a legal practitioner: 1999
Admitted as a barrister: 2004

LLM, LLB (Hons), BA (Hons) (U Syd)

Mr Moir conducts a specialist practice in work health and safety prosecutions, employment and industrial law, anti-discrimination, industrial action, unfair dismissal, bullying and harassment.

Recent cases include SafeWork NSW v KD & JT Westbrook Pty Ltd [2018] NSWDC 255, Transit Systems West Services Pty Ltd v RTBU [2018] FWC 7527 and SafeWork v Investa Asset Management Pty Ltd [2019] NSWDC 76.

Mr Moir appears in complex criminal trials and sentencing hearings before the District Court relating to safety breaches.  He also appears in conciliations and arbitrations before the Fair Work Commission over employment disputes.  He represents both employers and employees in discrimination complaints before NCAT and the Federal Circuit Court.

Mr Moir also has extensive experience in conducting independent investigations into allegations of bullying, harassment and misconduct in the workplace.

Mr Moir is the author of many articles and papers on employment and industrial law.