Mark Comito

Mark Comito commenced STAL Employment Lawyers because he is passionate about representing working people and families.

Prior to launching STAL Employment Lawyers, Mark led an employment law team in a major plaintiff law firm. He has over 19 years of employment law experience and is a Law Institute Accredited Specialist in his field.

Mark represents workers from a range of sectors including in the public sector, information technology, retail, hospitality, manufacturing and clerical or administration. He has acted for executives and managers and fought for working people since his admission to practice in 2001.

He has represented health professionals including nurses, carers and doctors, and successfully appealed decisions of the Health Practitioner Regulation Agency to VCAT and the Supreme Court.

He has obtained compensation for underpaid workers and individuals experiencing discrimination or Award/Enterprise Agreement breaches.

Having a commercial law background, Mark has also undertaken complex commercial transactions (including sale of business transactions) and litigation for small business.  Additionally, he has worked as an Accountant and tax adviser and understands financial matters affecting business. This experience has allowed him to build on his employment law expertise for workers and small to medium businesses.

STAL Employment Lawyers brings experience to employment law for workers and small/medium business.

Law Institute Accredited Specialisation

Dianne Kapiniaris

Dianne Kapiniaris

Legal Administrative Assistant

Dianne has years of professional administrative experience and holds a degree in Public Administration (Political Science).

Dianne enjoys assisting in charities and has a keen interest in public and social affairs. In her spare time, she enjoys time with her family, travelling and keeping a watchful eye on her mischievous King Charles cavalier.

Sofia Ahmadyar

Sofia Ahmadyar

Legal Administrative Assistant

Sofia joined our firm in early 2021 as a Legal Administrative Assistant. She is presently studying a double degree in Law and Commerce.

Sofia is passionate about assisting disadvantaged children.

Between studies and work, Sofia enjoys spending time with friends and family, at the gym, in Yoga, listening to podcasts and travelling.