At Rankin & Co. we work directly with HR and other expert consultants in all matters of employment law. Our employment team advises and represents employers in all aspects of employment law including workplace policy and contract matters, as well as the interpretation of modern awards and workplace legislation and believe in the importance of achieving commercial outcomes and providing practical and proactive legal advice and solutions for employers.
Our services include:
- Current or former employee claims against your business
- The difference between employees and independent contractors
- Employment agreements
- Wages and hours
- Family and medical leave
- Human resource policies and procedures
- Redundancy and termination
- Waivers and releases
- Performance management and disciplinary action
- Workplace harassment
- Accommodating disability
- Confidentiality agreements
Senior Associate Rachel Derrico
Rachel is an employment lawyer with a background in commercial law, employment law and human resources roles. She worked in the human resources team at Abigroup Contractors (now Lend Lease) which then led her to work in private practice in boutique law firms. Rachel recently completed her Master of Laws (Workplace and Employment Law) at Monash University.
Senior Associate Georgia Rutecki
Georgia is an excellent commercial lawyer with particular expertise in employment law and litigation. Her career to date has included roles in international mega-firms and government policy development.