DLA Piper has hired an employment partner in Sydney.

Brett Feltham is joining from Hunt & Hunt, where he headed the New South Wales employment practice.

He handles a variety of matters, including discrimination and occupational safety issues, cross-border employment arrangements, executive remuneration and employee incentive programs.

Feltham joined Hunt & Hunt in 2012 from PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a special counsel leading the Big Four accounting firm’s employment law team in Sydney. Prior to that, he worked at the former Deacons Australia.

DLA Piper’s Sydney office has about 75 lawyers, including 35 partners. The firm employs 4,000 lawyers in 30 countries worldwide.

Email: tbrennan@alm.com.