Chris Barton - Fragomen (Australia) Pty Limited

Chris Barton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 61 2 8224 8555

Chris is a Consultant in the Australian Practice as part of the firm’s extensive Asia Pacific operations.

Chris has been practicing law since 1985 and worked with a major Australian commercial law firm for over 25 years practicing in employment law, 19 of them as a partner, before joining Fragomen in 2011.

Chris has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law, workplace relations, occupational health and safety and equal opportunity and discrimination law. Chris has significant experience in advising companies on these matters in relation to the employment of overseas workers. He has worked for a broad range of private and public sector clients and has a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of many diverse industries, businesses and organizations.

In addition to contributing to the development and strategic leadership of the firm’s Australian operations, Chris is responsible for the provision of Australian employment law advice to the firm’s domestic and global clients, especially those employing overseas workers.

University of LeedsBA 1975University of London MSc 1976University of SydneyLL.M 1987

Office Location

Level 19
201 Elizabeth Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Practice Areas

Labour and Employment Law
Occupational Health & Safety Law