Dean graduated with distinction from the University of Technology, Sydney in 2013 having completed a combined Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws degree. During his university career, Dean completed specialist subjects in employment law, insolvency, family law and alternative dispute resolution.
After working for a major national employment relations firm for several years, Dean joined Sasphire Legal as an Associate Director in November 2015. In addition, Dean consults to Keypoint Law and has provided consultancy services to other firms in the area of employment, workplace relations and work health and safety.
Dean works across all of the firms practice areas and has gained extensive experience in a number of complex matters in the employment and industrial relations arena including: drafting contracts, enterprise agreements and workplace policies; advising on restraints of trade issues; union disputes; work health and safety compliance; conducting employment due diligence in transfer of business transactions; award interpretation and compliance; defending Fair Work Ombudsman prosecutions; structuring executive remuneration; performance management; redundancy and change management; corporate governance; sensitive terminations; equal opportunity employment; unfair dismissals and general protections.