Riley Anastasio

Legal Counsel - Employment and Safety

Riley is a Legal Counsel practising in the employment and safety space. Riley’s commercial and practical focus compliments his legal expertise and allows him to work with businesses to understand their objectives and provide commercial solutions to industrial relations, employment, and safety issues.

“I am passionate about building genuine relationships that allow me to understand how clients’ businesses operate and allow me to proactively identify and respond to issues relating to employment and safety. I am a big believer that genuine relationships are the key to providing appropriate legal and commercial solutions that allow businesses to operate in a way which is both compliant with relevant legislation and which allows the business to continue to reach its objectives.”


Industry and career experience

Riley has experience in all areas of employment and safety law, including:

  • general contract and policy review
  • award interpretation and compliance
  • enterprise agreement drafting, negotiation, and approval
  • employee performance management
  • redundancy and transfer of business
  • workplace investigations
  • employment disputes
  • work health and safety
  • workCover


Prior to joining Source, Riley worked at Brisbane law firm Cooper Grace Ward, as well as top-tier law firm MinterEllison, where he has worked with and represented small and medium sized businesses, as well as large ASX-listed companies.



  • Bachelor of Laws – Griffith University
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – College of Law


Get to know Riley

In his spare time, Riley shares a passion for sports and finance. If he’s not outdoors taking an exercise class or playing golf, you will find Riley listening to podcasts about public equity, business mentoring, or resilience.

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