Adam Salter has more than 17 years of experience practicing in Australia and elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region (in Hong Kong and Singapore). His practice focuses on advising domestic and international employers in relation to Australian labor and employment, employee benefits, and personal data privacy and security issues.
Adam regularly assists clients with drafting of Australian employment contracts and policies (including equity and non-equity compensation plans) and provides advice regarding executive hiring and dismissal, statutory entitlements, industrial instruments (including Modern Awards and Enterprise Agreements), termination of employment, redundancy programs, drafting and enforcing post-employment restraints, secondments, personal data and privacy security, and transfer of business issues. He also regularly advises on, and assists clients with the negotiation of, enterprise agreements with employees and trade unions.
In addition to his labor and employment practice, Adam has almost 10 years' dedicated experience advising clients on Australian and cross-border private treaty mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, strategic alliances, outsourcing, distribution, supply, licencing, and other general commercial contracts, with a particular focus on the information technology and electronic payment sectors. He also regularly assists U.S., European, and other foreign multinationals to establish operations in Australia.
Adam regularly presents at local and international Labor and Employment Conferences (including Global Labor Relations Conferences run by HR Policy Association and the Asia Pacific Employee Relations Group).
International professional services firm obtains search orders to protect confidential information taken by its former employee
Multinational hospitality company undergoes executive restructures in Asia Pacific region
Multinational defense and logistics service provider receives advice on labor and employment strategy regarding Australian Federal Defence Outsourcing Tenders
Honors & Distinctions
Noted as a Leader in their Field in Employment by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014/2015
Ranked in The Legal 500 2011/2012 for Australian Corporate and M&A practice