Having practised law in Perth for over 10 years, Joseph has developed a wealth of experience in a variety of practice areas.

Joseph’s focus is general litigation, dispute resolution and employment law.  He has appeared as counsel for his clients in judicial forums ranging from the Magistrates Court to the Court of Appeal and Federal Court.  Joseph employs a practical mindset in his approach to contentious matters, which invariably leads to timely and cost effective outcomes for his clients.

Joseph regularly advises clients on a wide range of employment and workplace relations matters including disciplinary action, unfair dismissals, employment contracts and policies, enterprise agreements, discrimination issues and redundancies.  Joseph also represents his clients in conferences and hearings in these matters before the State Industrial Relations Commission, the Fair Work Commission/Ombudsman and the Federal Courts.

A keen follower of employment related matters, Joseph is a member of the WA Law Society and currently sits on the Society’s employee relations committee.

areas of practice

  • Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Law
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GFWA Pty Ltd engaged Joseph Burke of Lark Lawyers on a number of occasions in the past year related to employment law and the renewal of our enterprise agreement. Lark Lawyers have proved responsive and understanding of a small to medium sized company’s needs. We will engage with Lark Lawyers in the future for renewed business.
Tim Palmer, Managing Director - GFWA
Joseph Burke has assisted us over recent years with the resolution of business disputes and recovering business debts. In each instance, he has provided clear and concise management of the matters with valuable advice, achieving a speedy and appropriate outcome. We would not hesitate to recommend Lark Lawyers to others seeking legal advice and representation.
Rose and Simon Hawke, Owners - Ocean Reefs Marine Aquariums
Refuel Australia have utilised the services of Lark Lawyers in a variety of areas including representation in the Fair Work Commission and drafting of employment contracts and legal agreements. Joseph has provided strong representation and sound legal advice which has seen our matters attended to quickly and efficiently.
Ian Burrows, Managing Director - Refuel Australia
Lark Lawyers recently represented me in a contractual dispute. With the benefit of Joseph’s advice and guidance in what was a complex issue, I was able to find a satisfactory solution to quickly bring an end to the dispute. I recommend Joseph’s services for anyone seeking dispute resolution assistance.
Greg Partington
Joseph Burke has been our trusted legal advisor for several years now. In addition to Joe’s solid knowledge of the law and exemplary attention to detail, Joe has consistently provided us with quick and efficient service. Joe believes in the ethos of the client, when determining the format and the amount of legal services to be provided. Joe proactively listens, takes the time to determine our needs and works within that framework. The success we have experienced together can be attributed to Joe’s accessibility, flexibility and responsiveness to our needs.
Trevor Bloch and Jennifer Reyes, Directors - VROC Artificial Intelligence

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