Josh Martin specialises in employment and industrial relations. He also has an active practice in commercial law and building and construction matters.

Before to coming to the Bar, Josh was an Associate at the Fair Work Commission, a solicitor at a large private law firm, and the Senior Legal Officer at the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union. At the AMWU, he was responsible for the strategic implementation of the union’s legal objectives and appeared in the Local Court, Fair Work Commission, Federal Circuit Court, and Federal Court of Australia.

Josh is acutely aware of the stress clients endure throughout litigation and takes proactive steps to alleviate this through his collaborative and empathetic approach to running matters. Josh also utilises his meticulous attention to detail and pragmatism in advancing his clients’ best interests in respect of both dispute resolution and contested litigation.

Outside the law, Josh enjoys being active outdoors, listening to and recording music, as well as playing and watching a variety of sports, including AFL, basketball, cricket and rugby league.


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