About Us

Lou McPherson is the Solicitor/Director of McPherson Lawyers.

In July 2005, Lou founded Australian Employment Lawyers. This firm undertook a name change in December 2006 to McPherson Lawyers. Lou has extensive experience in both the federal and state industrial relations jurisdictions, having represented employers in various courts and tribunals in areas of industrial law, discrimination law, employment law, industrial relations and policy. More recently Lou has assisted clients before Fair Work Australia under the Fair Work Act 2009 and in the Federal Court of Australia.

Lou also has experience in assisting employers in discrimination, harassment & bullying issues, occupational health and safety matters, including representation in prosecutions brought by Workcover and the Department of Mineral Resources before the IRC in court session and the Chief Industrial Magistrate’s Court.

Before McPherson Lawyers, Lou headed up the Employment, Workplace and Industrial Team of a Newcastle insurance law firm, providing workplace legal services to an employer and business clientele from small to large companies.

Prior to this, Lou worked with a prominent NSW employer association and workplace law firm as Senior Advocate/Team Manager heading up the Newcastle Office, servicing its members and clients, working across a broad area of membership including building and construction, maritime, energy, health, retail, finance, education, and the manufacturing sectors.

About Us


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NSW 2291

Telephone: 02 4952 9554

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Email: office@aelawyers.com.au

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NSW 2289




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