SkLegal provides a broad range of industrial relations, employment law, and occupational health and safety law services. We have comprehensive experience in contentious and non-contentious employment matters and can advise on the employment relationship from inception to termination, aiming to achieve the best outcome for the client.

We can advise and act in matters in the State or Federal industrial relations system as well as for claims for breach of contract. Our lawyers understand the employment relationship and have acted in proceedings in the State Industrial Relations Commission, the Fair Work Commission and the Courts.

  • Some of our employment law experience includes advising and acting in:
  • Managing employment relationships;
  • Discipline, termination and unfair dismissal disputes;
  • Bullying and harassment claims;
  • Claims related to employment grievances, disputes and contentious employment matters;
  • Protected industrial action;
  • General protections and discrimination claims and complaints;
  • Enterprise bargaining and good faith bargaining;
  • Redundancy and transfer of employment;
  • Resourcing and business restructuring, agreement provisions for redundancy and entitlements analyses;
  • Breach of contract; and
  • Workplace Health and Safety claims.

We draft precise employment documents drawing on litigious and non-litigious experience and according to the industrial standards in State and Federal industrial relations systems. Some of our drafting services include:

  • Drafting or reviewing existing employment contracts to ensure they are valid, legal and appropriate;
  • Advice on award and enterprise agreement interpretation;
  • Fixed-term and part-time contracts;
  • Independent contractor relations;
  • Executive Contracts;
  • Enterprise Agreements;
  • Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreements;
  • Enterprise bargaining agreements and required formal documents;
  • Drafting and implementing employment policies and procedures;
  • Codes of Conduct and Guidelines;
  • Privacy compliance, policies and principles;
  • Equal Opportunity and Anti-Discrimination;
  • Executive and management employment and human resources training;
  • Employment and post-employment restraints;
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements;
  • Employee shareholders agreements;
  • Bonuses, equity and incentive-based employment payment arrangements; and
  • Preparation of work health and safety audits and manuals.