Matt Wichlinski

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Matt Wichlinski

Matt Wichlinski



Matt Wichlinski is an employment, workplace relations and safety lawyer based in Brisbane.

Matt has demonstrated experience in several practice areas and focuses on providing strategic and pragmatic advice in relation to enterprise agreements, employee misconduct, performance management, ill and injured workers, dismissals, industrial disputes, work health and safety, contracts, policies and compliance with workplace laws and instruments. He has represented employers and insurers in a variety of workplace claims, including unfair dismissal, general protections, discrimination, wages and contractual claims. He also has extensive experience conducting workplace investigations and workplace training.

Matt is a trusted legal representative in a range of industries including government, education, construction, transport, manufacturing, banking and mining, as well as the not-for profit sector. He also conducts regular client training in each of these areas. Matt's focus is on providing commercial and practical legal assistance that satisfies client needs and expectations. Matt previously worked at one of Queensland's largest local governments as an employment lawyer for several years.

Professional experience

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  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Bond University (2014)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Bond University (2013)
  • High Court of Australia 2015
  • Supreme Court of Queensland 2014
  • Finalist, Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards (2019, 2020)
  • Queensland Law Society