Industrial Relations

We assist and advise our clients on: Developing and implementing industrial relations strategies Managing industrial disputes Enterprise agreements – advice, negotiation and drafting of enterprise agreements Right of entry advice and bargaining Managing industrial action and protected ballot action Drafting individual flexibility agreements Independent contractors including labour hire organisations

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Unfair and Unlawful Termination

  We assist our clients with: Defending unfair or unlawful termination proceedings Alternative dispute resolution – including representation at conciliation, mediation or arbitration Negotiated settlements (Deed of settlement and release) Case preparation and representation

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Employment Law

Employment law is a constantly changing and complex area of law. We help our clients navigate these complexities by assisting with: Advice on defending or commencing breach of contract claims Enforcement of post-employment and confidentiality restraints Advice on legislative changes and compliance requirements Contracts of employment Modern award enterprise agreements Employment dispute resolution and negotiated…

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Advocacy and Representation

We provide an entire suite of assistance for: Representation before all State and Commonwealth Courts, Commissions and Tribunals Arbitration and conciliation to resolve and settle disputes, often prior to hearing Full trial preparation and diligent representation Preparation of Court documents, witness statements and affidavits Continuing settlement negotiations Pursuing injunctive relief for breach of post-employment restraints…

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Occupational Health & Safety

Employers have a duty to ensure compliance with occupational health and safety laws. We help our clients to navigate occupational health and safety issues by: Providing occupational health and safety advice Conducting workplace misconduct and safety investigations Assisting with compliance and enforcement authorities Providing urgent and immediate assistance for investigations conducted by regulators (eg Worksafe)…

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Change Management and Restructuring

Well-executed change management or restructuring processes help minimise legal risks and disputes. We help our clients to minimise risk and avoid disputes providing advice and assistance with: Change management processes Redundancy and redeployment Restructuring Transfer of Business – employee management and entitlements Outsourcing and insourcing Review and drafting of workplace policies and procedures

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Equal Opportunity and Discrimination

Both State and Commonwealth laws provide legislative protection from discrimination in the workplace and during the recruitment process. We assist our clients to minimise risk and discrimination claims by providing: Advice on discrimination and equal opportunity laws Representation for general protections claims Advice on workplace policies to avoid discrimination Commission, tribunal and court representation Alternative…

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Training and Compliance

We provide a range of practical and educational training sessions, tailored to suit your needs, including: “Avoiding Unfair Dismissal” “Conducting Fair Investigations” “Human Resources Fundamentals” “Performance management and termination” Please ask us about a tailored education solution to suit your workplace

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