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Glenn Fredericks


Contact Details

Phone: +61 2 9210 1468
Mobile: 0404 055 219


Date of Admission to the Bar


Date of Admission as a Solicitor


Areas of Practice

  • Employment contract disputes, including entitlements under incentive schemes
  • Disputes regarding workplace entitlements under enterprise agreements and awards
  • Unfair dismissals
  • Restraints of trade
  • Privacy and freedom of information disputes
  • Commercial litigation, including insolvency and Corporations Law matters


  • Master of Laws - University of NSW
  • Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law - University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Laws - University of NSW
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Industrial Relations) (with merit) - University of NSW


Practice Overview

Glenn is an experienced employment and commercial lawyer. Before coming to the Bar, he was a partner at Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) and Executive Legal Counsel at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

He appears in many jurisdictions including the Supreme Court of NSW, the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court, the Fair Work Commission and NCAT.

Glenn is recognised in Doyles Guide as an Emerging Employment & WHS Junior Counsel - NSW, 2017.

Glenn also regularly presents at seminars


Leahey v CSG Business Solutions (Aus) Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 1098: defending claim for adverse action and claims for payment of short term and long terms incentives.

4 yearly review of modern awards – Casual employment and Part-time employment [2017] FWCFB 3541

Leif Appenzeller v James Fisher Australia Pty Ltd [2017] FWC 3755: successfully defended an unfair dismissal application

Four yearly review of modern awards - Ports, Harbours and Enclosed Water Vessels Award 2010 [ 2017] FWCFB 1138

Transport Union of Australia v Milbrae Quarries [2016] FWC 6100: successfully defended an application to increase superannuation entitlements

Ocean Shores Community Association Inc v Byron Shire Council (No 3) [2015] NSWLEC 171: challenge to validity of Minister’s delegation to issue gateway determination under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

Ocean Shores Community Association Inc v Byron Shire Council (No 2) [2015] NSWLEC 162: successful application for continuation interlocutory injunction restraining sale of land in judicial review proceedings


Jury service – whose right? (report on Lyons v Queensland [2016] HCA 38), Bar News Summer 2016

Not just an innocent bystander - accessorial liability of third parties under the Fair Work Act, Law Society Journal October 2016

Worth a Punt (report on Tabcorp Limited v Victoria [2016] HCA 4 and Victoria v Tatts Ltd [2016] HCA 5), Bar News Spring 2016

Above the Line (report on Day v Australian Electoral Officer for the State of South Australia; [2016] HCA 20), Bar News Spring 2016

Adverse Action: In the Mind of the Beholder?, Law Society Journal, February 2016

Saving ICAC (report on Duncan v Independent Commission Against Corruption [2015] HCA 32), Bar News, Summer 2015


Year in Review - Presentation at the Industrial Relations Society of NSW Conference, 19 May 2017

Adverse Action. - Presentation at the Law Society of NSW’s ‘Workplace & Safety Law’ Annual One Day CPD seminar, 25 March 2017

The Uberisation of Employment. - Presentation to the TEN 9th Annual Employment Law Conference, Gold Coast, 29 July 2016 and TEN 2nd Annual Employment Law Conference, Melbourne, 10 February 2017.

Accessorial liability of third parties under the Fair Work Act. - Video CLE for Benchmark TV, November 2016

Adverse Action. - Video CLE for Benchmark TV, April 2016

Termination Payments under the Corporations Act. -  Presentation at the Law Society of NSW’s ‘Workplace & Safety Law’ Annual One Day CPD seminar, 19 March 2016

Implied Terms after Barker. - Presentation to the Newcastle Law Society, 11 March 2016

Executive Employment Issues. - Presentation at Legalwise Workplace Law Seminar, 10 March 2016

Managing Commercial Litigation. - Presentation to the City of Sydney Law Society, 10 February 2016