Michael Gibson

Michael is a law clerk in Murdoch’s Business &
Employment Law Team.

Biography

My name is Michael Gibson and I am a law clerk in Murdoch’s Business & Employment Law Team. I have been with Murdochs full-time since 2011 while completing my Bachelor of Laws.

Before joining Murdochs I worked in the administration and payroll team for a large logistics company.

I am a tech geek at heart and this, combined with my prior payroll experience, allows me to accurately interpret and model employee entitlements under the various modern awards.  This modelling is a fundamental tool we use to assist business owners in ensuring they meet their obligations and mitigate the risk of underpayment claims and fines.

In addition to employment law, I also assist business owners with personal property securities and intellectual property matters.

Although I was born in Brisbane, I’m about as local as you can get without being born here, having moved up the hill when I was young and completing all my schooling in Toowoomba.  Apart from my interest in technology, I spent my time away from the law with my high school sweetheart turned wife Jacinta and our rather spoilt miniature schnauzers.

Articles

Are your Records up to Scratch?

Recent changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act) mean it is more important than ever to ensure you…

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Mandatory Notification of Data Breaches

If your organisation collects personal information and is meant to keep that information private – you need to be aware…

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2017 Annual Wage Review – 3.3% Increase

It is that time of year again, where the Fair Work Commission’s expert panel has handed down its Annual Wage…

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PPS Lease Changes 20 May 2017

The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Act) has been amended to make leasing simpler and cheaper. Old definition – PPS…

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Accountant Liable for Client’s Underpayments

In a recent Federal Circuit Court decision, an accountancy practice which provided bookkeeping services (including payroll processing) has been found…

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Podcasts

Contact Information

Direct Line: 07 4616 9810
Email Address: michael@murdochs.com.au