Employment and Workplace Relations


We have extensive experience advising and representing businesses with all of their employment law and policy needs, from being trusted advisors, to assisting in employment-related disputes. Our practice covers a wide variety of matters including:

  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on employment contracts, policies and procedures, and independent contractor arrangements
  • Award coverage and interpretation
  • Employment terminations
  • Employee grievances, employee misconduct and disciplinary processes
  • Redundancies
  • Restraint of Trade /non-compete advice
  • Anti-discrimination and equal opportunity matters
  • Transfer of Business (including treatment of employee entitlements and transfer of employees post sale)
  • Workplace training
  • Fair Work Commission litigation (unfair dismissals, general protections, etc)
  • State and Federal Court litigation (breach of contract, unlawful termination, etc)

We work closely with our clients to ensure they understand their employment obligations. Rather than provide simple templates and generic advice, we work closely with you to understand your business requirements and tailor our approach to ensure you are complying with all relevant employment laws and practices in your industry. We work hard to achieve sound and commercial outcomes for you and your business, when faced with difficult situations such as employee disputes. Dealing with these matters as an employer can be challenging and we work alongside you to take away any unnecessary burden.