Nick Ruskin, Partner, K&L Gates, Melbourne
Nick is a Partner of K&L Gates Global Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety practice in Melbourne.
Nick practises in a range of sectors including education, health, retail, government and finance.
His experience in labour relations stretches back before his time as a lawyer when he was an industrial relations practitioner and advocate working for industrial organisations.
He has been an external consultant to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva and has delivered an address at the United Nations in New York on Australian Workplace Standards in an international context.
Since 2008, Nick has been named by Best Lawyers (as published in the Australian Financial Review) as one of the top lawyers in Australia. He is also a highly recommended lawyer in the PLC Which Lawyer, is recognised as a leading lawyer in employment law by Chambers Global and is named in the Guide to the World's leading Labour and Employment lawyers.
Nick is a member of the Workplace Relations Executive Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria and was the recipient of the Australian Human Resources Institute Medal in 2013.