Evan Mentiplay Special Counsel

Meet Evan

Evan is an employment lawyer specialising in employee related advisory and litigation work.

He acts for multinational corporations, government agencies and local employers to assist them with their employment and industrial relations matters, including bargaining and bargaining disputes, responding to lawful and unlawful industrial action by employees and unions, and in disputes as to the application and interpretation of industrial agreements, safety-related disputes, and disputes over union rights to represent employees. 

He has significant experience in relation to disciplinary action and dismissal, equal opportunity and discrimination, bullying, whistleblower complaints, enforcement of post-employment contractual obligations, redundancies, workplace health and safety, managing ill and injured employees, and performance management.

In addition to his industrial and employment experience, Evan has also advised clients on corporate restructures and transactions in relation to change of employer, impact on contractual arrangements, employee benefits and entitlements, and industrial coverage, including the effect of the transfer of business provisions under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

Career & qualifications


  • Doyle’s Guide, Rising Star 2017


  • B.A. / L.L.B. (Hons), Monash University


  • Melbourne Cricket Club