• About IRIQ Law

    IRIQ Law was founded in 2017. IRIQ Law grew out of a passion to provide all things employment related.  IRIQ Law offers a range of legal services in the areas of employment law, migration law, commercial litigation, debt recovery, eLaw, human rights and anti-discrimination.

    IRIQ Law is based in the heart of Brisbane CBD with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.  IRIQ Law strives to offer our clients the highest level of expertise and service. We endeavour to position ourselves as thought leaders in our fields of expertise, delivering with excellence, every time. We aim to deliver practicable outcomes for our clients that solves their problems and positions them to realise their potential.

    IRIQ Law draws from extensive experience servicing both business owners and individuals in employment, commercial litigation and elaw areas. IRIQ Law also practices in immigration law in relation to employer sponsored visas.

    Please contact IRIQ Law at or 07 3077 6767 to get in touch with one of our specialist lawyers.

  • Meet our team - Darren Fooks

    Darren Fooks is a Principal at IRIQ Law.

    Darren Fooks has over 30 years of experience as a legal practitioner. Darren was a partner with Clayton Utz and then with Baker McKenzie for a total of 24 years. Darren has acted in a wide range of commercial matters including mediated and arbitrated matters. Darren has assisted across a wide range of industries including mining and energy, cattle and agricultural operations as well as general commercial and industrial matters.

    Darren’s focus is on finding common ground between the parties in every matter and developing the structure to ensure an effective working relationship between employer and employee.

  • Meet our team - Richard Diqer

    Richard Diqer is a Senior Associate at IRIQ Law.

    Richard holds both a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Queensland University of Technology.

    Prior to becoming a Solicitor, he spent a number of years in Senior Management in the Hospitality and Medical Practice Fields.  Richard brings an intimate understanding of the operating requirements of small and medium businesses to IRIQ and leverages this to provide commercially conscious advice.

    Richard practices in all areas of workplace relations, employment law and industrial relations.

    Richard is also a Secure Local Jobs Approved Auditor for the Australian Capital Territory.

  • Meet our team - Monique Chow

    Monique is a Lawyer at IRIQ Law.

    Monique holds a Bachelor of Business and Laws (Honours) from the Queensland University of Technology. She completed a supervised traineeship with the Queensland Law Society and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in September 2021.

    With over six years of experience in customer service roles and vast experience in legal support roles, Monique is a dedicated and committed member of our team who takes pride in achieving the best results for her team and her clients.

Client Testimonials

IRIQ's flexibility in learning solutions is suitable for our business as they offer a number of flexible options for learning including webinars, classroom training, simulation, and e-learning.  I would highly recommend them to an employer seeking to balance workplace relations or HR management theory with practical outcomes.

Angela Liebke, Group HR Manager
Watpac Limited

Quite simply IRIQ is the best. The team at IRIQ Law take the time to understand your desired outcomes and then set a strategy in place to deliver it, and deliver it fast. It is when the going gets tough that you really begin to appreciate their skill, determination and values.

David Ash, Chief Operating Officer
Procast Australia Pty Ltd

IRIQ Law has an in-depth knowledge of all matters IR, very professional in their dealings and a pleasure to work with. IRIQ Law were instrumental in helping us to get our collective agreement over the line.

Meaghan Chatfield, Lead HR Advisor, Perth
Transfield Worley

I was extremely happy with the service provided by IRIQ Staff and Management.

They were flexible with my learning timeframes due to personal and work commitments and provided support and clarification. The content was challenging and technical, and assisted with enhancing my knowledge of Industrial Relations. I would recommend this training to any HR/IR professional.

Cahlia Heynen, Brisbane
EC&M, IR101 Training Graduate

IRIQ Law are a genius in the area of Industrial Relations Strategy. There are very few IR experts in Australia and IRIQ Law are among the best. They are able to quickly analyse, recommend and deliver the IR services that your business needs. I would not hesitate to recommend IRIQ Law to anyone seeking assistance and expertise in Workplace Relations matters.

Grace Collier, Melbourne
Industrial Relations Analyst and Columnist for The Australian