People: Michael Tamvakologos, Partner

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Michael Tamvakologos

Partner

Melbourne
Direct: +61 3 9631 0712
Mobile: +61 418 534 596
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Michael Tamvakologos is a partner in the International Employment Law practice of Seyfarth Shaw Australia.

Described by clients as achieving “extraordinary results”: Asia Pacific Legal 500 2014 Michael is valued for his "exceptional service, outstanding quality and well-developed ability to make the complex simple" : Chambers Asia Pacific 2014.

Michael is an experienced litigator and adviser.  Michael advises clients concerning all facets of industrial and employment law, including executive recruitment, remuneration and termination issues; bargaining, industrial action, industrial disputation, and breach of enterprise agreement claims; application for approval of enterprise agreements (including appearing in contested hearings); outsourcing and transfer of business; general protections and discrimination matters; breach of contract, wrongful and unfair dismissal, restraint of trade and unfair dismissal claims; and claims relying on the Australian Consumer Law.

Chambers and Partners recognises Michael as a “trusted adviser by clients who value his collaborative and results driven approach” also highlighting he is "particularly highly regarded for employment and industrial litigation". Doyle’s Guide recognises Michael as a ‘Leading’ Employment & Industrial Relations Lawyer in Australia and he has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2013 for Labour and Employment and Employee Benefits.

Michael recently completed Executive Education courses in leadership and strategy at Harvard University in Boston.

Michael Tamvakologos is a partner in the International Employment Law practice of Seyfarth Shaw Australia.

Described by clients as achieving “extraordinary results”: Asia Pacific Legal 500 2014 Michael is valued for his "exceptional service, outstanding quality and well-developed ability to make the complex simple" : Chambers Asia Pacific 2014.

Michael is an experienced litigator and adviser.  Michael advises clients concerning all facets of industrial and employment law, including executive recruitment, remuneration and termination issues; bargaining, industrial action, industrial disputation, and breach of enterprise agreement claims; application for approval of enterprise agreements (including appearing in contested hearings); outsourcing and transfer of business; general protections and discrimination matters; breach of contract, wrongful and unfair dismissal, restraint of trade and unfair dismissal claims; and claims relying on the Australian Consumer Law.

Chambers and Partners recognises Michael as a “trusted adviser by clients who value his collaborative and results driven approach” also highlighting he is "particularly highly regarded for employment and industrial litigation". Doyle’s Guide recognises Michael as a ‘Leading’ Employment & Industrial Relations Lawyer in Australia and he has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2013 for Labour and Employment and Employee Benefits.

Michael recently completed Executive Education courses in leadership and strategy at Harvard University in Boston.

Education

  • LL.M, University of Melbourne

  • LL.B., (Hons), Deakin University

  • B.Comm., Deakin University

Admissions

  • An Australian legal practitioner, admitted in Victoria (2002).