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Steve Bowler

Senior Associate


Level 15
Brookfield Place - Tower 2
123 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000 Australia

Office Telephone: +61 (0)8 9422 4700
Office Fax: +61 (0)8 9422 4777

Direct Dial (Perth): +61 (0)8 9422 4724

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Steve specialises in resolving employment and workplace issues including redundancy, workplace disputes, contract and policy review and OHS obligations. Steve also advises clients in relation to discrimination and workplace investigations. Steve is experienced in mediation and conciliation for clients in unfair dismissal matters and other workplace disputes. He has acted and appeared for clients in the Fair Work Commission, the WA Magistrates Court, the District Court of WA, the Supreme Court of WA and the Federal Court of Australia.

Steve's recent work includes:

  • Acting for a global company in a substantive Federal Circuit Court matter in relation to a claim brought by a former employee;
  • Advising and assisting a client in the mining industry in responding to a discrimination complaint lodged with the Australian Human Rights Commission; and
  • Advising a number of clients regarding urgent measures and options available in relation to their workforce to deal with the impact of COVID-19 on their business.

Steve is admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia, the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia.

We are working with clients across our international network to help them minimise the impact of COVID-19 on their business and to prepare for what's next. To find out more, visit our dedicated Covid-19 hub.


Perth has been the epicentre of Australia's recent resources boom with major players in the construction energy and shipping sector engaged in large-scale projects involving mining, LNG, renewables, infrastructure and logistics in Western Australia.

HFW's Perth team are recognised as leaders in the energy space working on ground-breaking renewables projects and helping set the regulatory landscape in terms of grid connections. Our construction and shipping teams have worked on nearly every LNG project, as well as major offshore construction projects in Western Australia in recent years.

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