Our Services

Contracts

A well drafted employment contract is essential to a successful employment relationship. Workplace Legal offers professional, practical and experienced advice on the drafting, application and termination of both executive and staff common law contracts.

HR Matters

Whether it is advice on restructure and redundancy or disciplinary and performance related matters, including termination of employment, Workplace Legal can assist you. We help ensure that all of your legal obligations are met, but where claims do arise, we can provide advice and support to resolve them in the most timely manner.

Enterprise Bargaining

Workplace Legal can work with you to arrive at the best possible enterprise agreement. We can assist you to negotiate and draft an agreement that will meet your organisation’s needs, as well as the requirements under the Fair Work Act 2009.

Fair Work Act 2009

We can assist you, as an employer, to fulfil your industrial obligations and ensure compliance with those arising under the Act, including the National Employment Standards and Modern Awards, such as requests for flexible work practices.

Disputes & Grievances

The best starting point in relation to disputes and grievances is a fair, transparent and at all times reasonable process. At Workplace Legal we place emphasis on resolving issues at an early stage and pride ourselves on our responsive, open-minded and pragmatic approach.

Litigation

Workplace Legal can provide you with advice and representation to ensure the best possible outcomes in relation to claims before federal and State courts and tribunals, including Fair Work Australia and VCAT.

Commercial Law

WPL can provide commercial law advice through its Solicitors or Consultants such as drafting and reviewing Leases; Service Agreements; Partnership Agreements; Confidentiality and Privacy matters; Intellectual Property; Due Diligence; Rules and Constitutions; establishing and advising Associations and Charities; Business Succession; Franchising.

Governance

WPL provides training on Governance to the Not-for Profit Sector, it also specialises and advises Boards particularly on their relationship with Management. One of it’s Principal Consultants has particular expertise in the area of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander controlled organisations where we can also provide mentoring services to both Boards and Chief Executive Officers. Our Website contains additional details of materials for downloading.

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Work Cover

WPL has special expertise in WorkCover and return to work issues. We represent employers in WorkCover claims to ensure that in meeting their obligations they also minimize their exposure. A free consultation on these issues is always available.