Stephen Hardy

Stephen Hardy

Baker & McKenzie


Stephen Hardy is a partner in the Employment & Industrial Relations team at Baker McKenzie, Sydney. Stephen works on a variety of employment-related matters for both local and international clients in the banking and financial services, insurance, retail, IT, manufacturing, mining, transport and recruitment industries. During his time at the Firm, Stephen has been seconded to a global retailer, where he project managed the negotiation of a new enterprise agreement and dealt with day-to-day human resources issues. More recently, he was seconded to a multi-national banking and finance organization where he advised on a wide variety of employment issues (including employment agreements, executive agreements, and day-to-day human resources matters).

Practice Focus

Stephen regularly advises on executive contracts; executive remuneration arrangements; dispute resolution; post-employment obligations (protection and enforcement); OHS liability, prosecutions and associated matters; and industrial disputes. He helps clients with the employment aspects of due diligence processes in respect of mergers and acquisitions, and advises on harassment, discrimination and bullying issues. Stephen also conducts employment-related litigation before state and federal courts and industrial tribunals.


  • New South Wales~Australia (2009)