Henry Pill

Associate

Henry Pill is a lawyer in Hall Payne’s Hobart office, practicing in employment and industrial law.

After graduating from the University of Tasmania in 2008, Henry worked as a union organiser for the Liquor Hospitality and Miscellaneous Workers’ Union (now United Voice) before being admitted to the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 2010.

Upon admission, Henry commenced practise as a generalist solicitor in a community legal service, representing clients in a range of areas including employment, administrative and criminal law. During this period Henry came to appreciate the importance of access to legal service for ordinary people, particularly in matters against large entities such as corporations and governments.

Following this, Henry worked as an adviser to the Premier of Tasmania before commencing in private practice as an industrial and criminal lawyer in Tasmania and Victoria.

Henry is a passionate advocate for workers and their unions across the areas of industrial law, employment law and civil claims. His practice combines experience and knowledge of the legal issues with an understanding of the needs of clients.

Henry continues to work to improve access to justice in the community. He has previously served as Tasmanian President of the Australian Lawyers Alliance and as a director of the Tasmanian Refugee Legal Service. He is a current director of the Hobart Community Legal Service and also continues to provide pro-bono assistance through their free legal clinic service.

Henry is a member of the Law Society of Tasmania and a former State President of the Australian Lawyers Alliance. In his spare time, Henry volunteers at the Hobart Community Legal Service.

Reviews for Hall Payne Hobart

14 Sep 2021  Google Daniel V

Highly recommend Hall Payne Lawyers, Indi Gunadasa and the Team helped me with my case for 2yrs very supportive and Professional, Im very Happy with the outcome they helped me achieve.1000% will use them again if i ever need them. Thankyou to all Hall Payne Lawyers and administration team.

11 Sep 2021  Google T.B

5 star review

10 Aug 2021  Google Ryan F

5 star review

19 Apr 2021  Google Tracey M

I cannot praise Leanne at Hall and Payne enough for all her hard work. Always professional and always kept me up to date, as soon as she had any updates, she was in touch. The outcome I got was better than the both of us had hoped for. Would definitely highly recommend Hall and Payne, always professional and hard working. Fantastic experience, and will certainly use them again when or if I need to.

16 Dec 2020  Google Catherine F

Henry Pill assisted me with a change of employment matter. His professionalism, timely responses, clarity regarding issues and advice provided confidence and reduced stress. I highly recommend the services of Henry and Hall Payne lawyers.

09 Nov 2020  Google Chris S

I recently used Indi at Hall Payne and his service was outstanding. His knowledge and professionalism were simply second to none. Honest from the start and didn't leave any false hope. When it came to crunch time he came through with a positive outcome. I would highly recommend Hall Payne.

06 Nov 2020  Google C. Cole

I highly recommend Hall & Payne to anyone needing legal advice and support. As legal jargon was quite foreign to me I asked for, and appreciated, honest advice about my situation. Henry & Leonie went above and beyond with their friendly and excellent service during an unexpected and difficult time in my life. Now that I have closure I look back with a sigh of relief that someone referred me to Hall & Payne.

02 Nov 2020  Google OJax

Henry Pill's advice was professional, super efficient and my matter was dealt with in an empathetic and calming manner. Would highly recommend Henry and the Team at Hall Payne

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Recent Blogs by Henry

How do I claim WorkCover in Tasmania?

WorkCover Tasmania - your plain English guide to workers compensation

Making a workers’ compensation claim can be a confusing process, especially if you’ve never done it before. But it’s also a very important step to take to ensure your rights are protected in the unfortunate event you are injured at work in Tasmania.

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Social media use at work and the consequences

Social media and work – employees be warned

Inappropriate social media use at work and even away from work, can have a significant negative impact on your employment and could lead to disciplinary action or dismissal. Just ask Hobart Hurricane's wicketkeeper, Emily Smith.

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Can my employer deduct money from my wages?

Can my employer deduct money from my wages?

Deducting money from a worker’s pay may be unlawful and also amount to an underpayment of wages. Likewise, requiring a worker to spend their own money in order to perform their job may amount to a non-payment or underpayment of wages.

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