Daniel Bean

Legal secretary: Stella Michels
☎ +61 3 8600 8825
✉ dbean@kcllaw.com.au
With a distinct focus on employment disputes and litigation, Daniel provides comprehensive legal advice and guidance in the field of employment and industrial relations law. His expertise is sought by a diverse range of clients, including medium to large companies spanning industries such as transport and logistics, hospitality, sales and manufacturing, technology, entertainment, retail, wholesale, and commercial sectors. Daniel also offers his services to individual clients in need of legal support regarding employment-related issues.

Having more than a decade of professional experience, Daniel possesses a wealth of knowledge in drafting and providing guidance on employee contracts, policies, awards, and flexible workplace agreements. He also offers valuable insights on matters such as unfair dismissal, general protections, discrimination, under payment of wages, and contract dispute negotiations. Daniel’s expertise extends to litigation, where he showcases his skills as a seasoned litigator and adept negotiator. He routinely appears in various civil jurisdictions, including conciliation and hearings at the Fair Work Commission, mediations, conferences and hearings at the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit Court. Additionally, he handles cases involving discrimination and sub-contractor disputes at VCAT, as well as matters within the Magistrates’ Court Industrial Division.

Client focused and outcome driven, Daniel takes a pragmatic approach to his work. He is a strong communicator, providing clients with a solid understanding of their matters throughout the process, combined with excellent risk analysis, advocacy, and advice. Whether it be litigation, alternative dispute resolution, or settlement; the advice is tailored according to the matter.

Daniel was admitted to practice in March 2013 in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University and is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and Southern Solicitors Group.