Our People

Jim Babalis
Principal Lawyer | Head of Employment Law

Jim Babalis


Jim is a highly accomplished lawyer, bringing a wealth of expertise in (workplace and industrial relations), insurance (including employment practices liability, directors and officers liability, and professional indemnity). With a strong foundation in workplace and industrial relations, Jim has demonstrated proficiency in navigating complex legal landscapes. His expertise further extends to matters related to WorkCover/Comcare and Health, reflecting a comprehensive understanding of legal intricacies across various domains.

In addition to his professional endeavours, Jim is dedicated to knowledge-sharing. He consistently imparts his insights to employer groups and human resources managers, addressing challenges in employment and industrial relations. His commitment to education underscores his passion for fostering a deeper understanding of legal complexities within the professional community.

Beyond his legal prowess, Jim is heavily involved in corporate governance. As a board member of a prominent Aged Care facility and a Community Health organisation, he contributes to guiding these entities through complex decision-making processes. His participation in these leadership roles attests to his commitment to making a positive impact on the broader community.


  • Bachelor of Laws - La Trobe University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Relations - La Trobe University


  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Australian Insurance Law Association

Committees and Board Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Aged Care Facility
  • Board Member, Community Health Organisation