Welcome our new Reader Brendan Johnson
Lennon’s List welcomes our new reader Brendan Johnson on the 8 May 2020.
Brendan accepts briefs in a broad range of areas, including:
- Public Liability
- Medical Negligence
- Dust Diseases
- Employment and Industrial
- Criminal law
- Administrative Law & Judicial Review
- Coronial Inquests
Before signing the Bar Roll, Brendan worked as a solicitor for over a decade, specialising in the area of personal injuries. He practised in the Supreme, County and Magistrates’ Courts.
Brendan became an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law in 2017 and has extensive experience managing both common law and statutory benefits claims.
Brendan was admitted to practice in April 2013, having completed his traineeship at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. Most recently, Brendan led the Workcover Team at the Maurice Blackburn Sunshine office, and obtained successful outcomes for hundreds of plaintiffs in statutory benefits, and common law claims including many litigated matters.
Prior to his admission to practice, Brendan worked as a Federal Industrial Officer for the Transport Workers’ of Australia appearing regularly in the Fair Work Commission in conciliations and arbitrations in industrial disputes, unfair dismissals and full bench appeals. Brendan also authored a chapter in an edited book: Johnson, B., ‘Developing Legislative Protection for Owner Drivers in Australia: The Long Road to Regulatory Best Practice’ in Fudge, J., McCrystal, S. and Sankaran, K (eds.) Challenging the Legal Boundaries of Work Regulation, Onati International Series in Law and Society (2012).
Brendan is reading with Maria Pilipasidis and his senior mentor is Paul O’Dwyer SC.