BTLawyers

About BTLawyers

BTLawyers is a fast growing Brisbane law firm of bold, balanced and brilliant thinkers. Our clients tell us that they know we’re always in their corner. And we are – we genuinely always have their best interests at heart, because we’re passionate about what we do. We like to think adventurously but act carefully, always striving to get our clients the best outcome possible while delivering real value for money.

We are searching for a brilliant thinking Graduate Lawyer

By |2019-02-19T18:09:15+10:00February 7th, 2018|Join our team, News|

About Us BTLawyers is a leading Queensland law firm specialising in insurance litigation, workers’ compensation, dispute resolution, personal and family law. We are a fast-growing law firm of brilliant, bold and balanced thinkers.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Graduate Lawyer to join our insurance team. We pride [...]

Pre-employment Medicals

By |2019-02-19T18:09:15+10:00February 6th, 2018|HR/IR, News, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

By Carlen Lowe Employers owe a high duty of care to its employees and a pre-employment medical examination may go towards fulfilling those obligations.  Such assessments can: Confirm an applicant is able to perform the inherent requirements of the role; Allow an employer to account for any disabilities, impairments, and [...]

National Safe Work Month

By |2019-02-19T18:09:16+10:00October 5th, 2017|HR/IR, News, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

October is National Safe Work Month. Safe Work Australia has released the Key Work Health and Safety statistics for 2017 which provides data on work-related injury fatalities and work-related injury and disease. The statistics are a harsh reminder for businesses to be vigilant in implementing and promoting better safety outcomes. [...]

Queensland seeks to tighten its workplace health and safety framework following tragedies.

By |2019-02-19T18:09:16+10:00August 23rd, 2017|HR/IR, News, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

By Carlen Lowe. Following the workplace tragedy at Eagle Farm Racecourse and the heartbreaking incident at Dreamworld last year, the Palaszczuk Government conducted a review into the current Work Health and Safety (WHS) framework. Under the Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017, the government has proposed [...]

Saving the environment one page at a time.

By |2019-01-23T15:56:59+10:00July 18th, 2017|News|

Our Brilliant Thinking team at BTLawyers have been working hard on becoming more eco-friendly through the implementation of our Paperless Project. In mid-2016, BTLawyers set a goal to reduce our printing and photocopying - we wondered how this was going to be achieved with the number of briefs and correspondence [...]

Five things employers should do following a workplace accident

By |2019-02-19T18:09:17+10:00June 1st, 2017|HR/IR, Litigation, Safety, Staff Policies and Processes, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

By Carlen Lowe  “Every action in the present prepare us for the future.” ― Lailah GiftyAkita It is something every employer dreads; a workplace accident which causes injury to one of their employees.  Knowledge and preparedness however will ensure a prompt, appropriate response to these undesirable events. Each incident will [...]