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Josh has been the head of the National Employment and Industrial Relations group at Maurice Blackburn lawyers since 1997. In that capacity he has represented a large number of unions in proceedings before the industrial tribunal and the courts including Australia’s highest court, the High Court.

Between 2013 and 2017, Josh has been ranked by his peers in the legal profession in Doyle’s Guide as the leading employment lawyer for employees.

He is a longstanding member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law, University of Melbourne and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Centre for Future Work. He is also a director of the economic think tank, the Australia Institute.

Josh is also Deputy Chair of the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board, a disciplinary tribunal for the Victorian horse racing industry and an occasional writer for the Australian Financial ReviewGuardianSydney Morning Herald, the Age and other publications.

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