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.

Michael’s expertise is recognised in the Australian Financial Review list of Best Lawyers in Australia 2013 and 2014, The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2011-2012, 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 rankings, and he is also described as "particularly highly regarded for employment and industrial litigation" in Chambers Asia Pacific, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Michael is also recognised in the leading Victorian Employment and Industrial Lawyers section of Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession, 2011-2014.

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.

Michael’s expertise is recognised in the Australian Financial Review list of Best Lawyers in Australia 2013 and 2014, The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2011-2012, 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 rankings, and he is also described as "particularly highly regarded for employment and industrial litigation" in Chambers Asia Pacific, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Michael is also recognised in the leading Victorian Employment and Industrial Lawyers section of Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession, 2011-2014.

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).