Simon Kumar joined Marsdens in 2015 and is a Senior Associate practicing in Employment Law at our Campbelltown office.
He has completed a Bachelor of Laws with Honours, and a Bachelor of Business and Commerce majoring in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations.
Simon is an ambitious and dedicated lawyer with experience in providing advice and representation to employers and employees across a range of Employment Law issues. He also acts in a broad range of workplace related matters for Councils.
Simon’s litigious matters are run mostly in the Fair Work Commission, the Industrial Relations Commission and the Federal Circuit Court.
For employees, Simon can assist if you have been unfairly treated or bullied at work, been underpaid or unfairly dismissed. Also, he can provide advice in negotiating employment contracts when commencing employment and representation when issues arise during or after employment.
For employers, Simon can draft employment contracts and policy documents, assist in workplace investigations, defend unfair dismissal claims, defend underpayment claims and advise on workplace entitlements and all employee issues.
For Councils, Simon can advise on government and public sector workplace issues.
He has a proven track record of providing accurate, practical and strategic legal advice, and a demonstrated ability to achieve successful outcomes for the clients that he represents. He is committed to advocating for a client’s interests with a view to achieving justice and the best possible outcome for them.
In 2019, Simon was appointed General Delegate in the Law Society by the President of NSW Young Lawyers.
Outside of the office, Simon is an avid fan of the NRL, NBA and WWE.
"Simon has recently worked on our contractor and employment agreements. On both of these matters Simon has provided an excellent service which includes his diligent communication, which is much appreciated. I am grateful to be able to rely on Simon’s experience on these matters." - Tim Ferguson, Macarthur Property Specialists
"I am writing this email to you to say that the service provided by Simon was excellent and made all the more easier for our business, by virtually completing all the forms where appropriate. He also prepared all of the templates for the individual employee contracts and ensured they belonged to the appropriate Awards . I will definitely engage Simon for any future services or advice for industrial relations or employee matters in the future." - Bruno Favretti