Allan Drake-Brockman


A highly effective problem solver, Allan is committed to providing effective business and workplace solutions for his clients.
After 30 years as one of Australia’s pre-eminent workplace relations and employment lawyers, Allan is now focused on a career in Workplace and Business Consultancy.

With his unique skills and experience and his commitment to arriving at effective business and workplace solutions, Allan is a powerful problem solver.

Allan combines his intimate knowledge of all stakeholders in Australian industrial relations including unions, employer associations and professional bodies together with his ability to find innovative human resources and labour relations solutions.

Allan has acted as Counsel in major national industrial law cases in the Full Court of the Federal Court and Full Benches of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (now Fair Work Commission). He has also appeared extensively in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, WA Industrial Appeal Court and Full Bench of the WA Industrial Relations Commission.   Allan now continues to be active as a paid agent in the Fair Work Commission and as an industrial agent in the WA Industrial Relations Commission dealing with all aspects of industrial relations and employment. Allan has extensive experience with government and is a registered lobbyist.

With a particular expertise and interest in enterprise bargaining and industrial litigation Allan’s focus is on strategic industrial relations planning in the mining, energy and resources sector.

Qualifications & Memberships

Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Law. Bachelor of Jurisprudence.