Paul Spoto


Paul Spoto

About Paul

Paul has worked in employment and industrial relations for several government departments, Government Owned Corporations and in the private sector.  Most recently Paul worked as a solicitor for five years in a law firm that specializes in employment and industrial relations.

Paul has experience acting for both employers and employees, including representation of clients in the Fair Work Commission, the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.  

Whilst Paul takes a pragmatic approach when dealing with issues, he is client focused and always seeks to obtain the best outcomes for clients.

Core Capability

  • Interpretation and advice on Awards, Agreements, contracts and legislation
  • Industrial commission, tribunal and courts advice, strategy and advocacy
  • Employment and Industrial advice
  • Disciplinary processes
  • Government and GOC experience


  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Masters in Employment Law
  • Bachelor of Business   

Key Experience

Experience working in and with various State Government Departments and Government Corporations

Industrial relations and employment law and criminal law – legal practice

Instructing Counsel on employment and criminal matters

Undertaking pleas and applications in the Magistrates Court