Brendan Milne


Brendan works closely with some of Australia’s largest employers to assist them navigate their critical workplace relations issues. As an experienced adviser and litigator, he recognises the importance of understanding his clients, whether it be operational or helping them achieve their organisational goals.  Armed with that knowledge, he quickly identifies core issues and opportunities to deliver strategic and practical solutions, allowing his clients to focus on what they do best – running their businesses. For these reasons he enjoys strong client trust.

Although Brendan’s expertise is in industrial disputes and enterprise bargaining, he practises in all areas of workplace law. He is passionate about helping clients avoid timely and costly disputes and is committed to finding the best possible resolution when they do arise.

He  has been involved in some of Australia’s most significant industrial disputes over the past decade in industries such as mining, energy, resources, construction, manufacturing, shipping, and stevedoring.


Recognised in Chambers in Employment Law in 2023 and as an up-and-coming Lawyer in 2022.

Recognised in Legal 500 in 2024 as a Recommended Lawyer.

Recognised in Best Lawyers in Labour and Employment Law in 2025 (announced in 2024).