As with all our practice areas, we approach workplace and employment law with an unwavering commitment to protecting and adding value to our clients’ businesses.
Much of workplace and employment law is about having in place structures, policies and procedures to prevent issues arising, or to contain them when they occur. We work closely with our clients to assist them to develop the resources required in the modern world of work.
Our aim is to assist our clients in creating safe and harmonious workplaces and to reduce the potential for costly disputes, litigation or accidents. In this way our clients are able to get on with developing and growing their businesses. However, if problems do arise, we will quickly evaluate the issues and provide clear commercial advice on how to manage matters in our client’s best interest.
We focus on identifying our client’s objectives at an early stage and develop a strategy to achieve them. This ensures realistic goals are set and the most favourable outcomes are achieved.
Benefits to Our Clients
Our clients benefit from our unique approach:
- We support your management team and align our services to your corporate objectives and values.
- Our commitment to partnership with our clients provides a trusted resource that protects and adds to your business’s effectiveness.
- Our flat structure gives you access to senior lawyers who directly manage your matter.
- Our extensive experience in managing and resolving workplace and employment disputes ensures our clients’ commercial interests are protected.
- Strategic and innovative management of dispute resolution delivering timely, cost effective and lasting outcomes that add value to your business.
- Innovative fee structures ensure cost effective and efficient service and provide unbeatable value.
- Our technical expertise, our practical negotiation skills and our efficiency provide our clients with measurably superior results.
|Our workplace and employment lawyers are able to provide high quality and effective legal service without the cost of a large firm. We assist clients in a broad range of employment-related matters including:
- all aspects of employment contracts, workplace policies and other guidelines;
- the requirements and application of the Fair Work legislation;
- managing the performance review process;
- termination of employment issues and procedures;
- defending unfair and wrongful dismissal proceedings;
- restraint, confidentiality and non-competition agreements;
- defence of workplace health and safety prosecutions;
- discrimination and sexual harassment complaints;
- adverse action claims;
- underpayment of wages and fair work ombudsman prosecutions;
- conducting and implementing work health and safety system reviews and audits;
- providing advice on workplace health and safety compliance;
- undertaking a variety of workplace investigations, including workplace injuries and compensation claims and allegations of harassment, bullying and other employee misconduct.