Industrial Relations & Employment Law

Our Workplace practice group is experienced and highly proficient in industrial relations and employment law. We routinely advise and represent employers and high worth individuals on a range of matters with the focus on delivering timely, practical and cost effective advice and legal services.

Our expertise includes the following areas:

  • Employment contracts and independent contractor contracts
  • Confidentiality and post-employment restraints of trade
  • Termination of employment including common law breach of contract, trade practices, unfair dismissal (State and Federal), summary dismissal, unlawful terminations and adverse action/general protections claims under the Fair Work Act
  • Leave and other employee entitlements
  • Incentive payment schemes
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Workplace investigations
  • Human resource policies and procedure
  • Awards and enterprise agreements
  • Industrial disputes
  • Right of entry and dealing with unions
  • Registered organisation compliance requirements under Federal industrial relations legislations
  • Transfer of business and employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions and business restructuring
  • Fair Work Ombudsman investigations and civil remedy proceedings
  • Redundancy and re-deployment
  • Senior Executive employment and termination
  • Public sector employment including statutory corporations and government corporations
  • Employment claim and recovery of money owed
  • Workplace Training.

Case Study

Fair Work Australia – test case

We acted for a national food retailer in the leading case in Fair Work Australia regarding when an unfair dismissal application…

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Meet our Team

We are very proud to partner with Moray & Agnew in providing legal assistance to the most vulnerable members of the community. Moray & Agnew provides lawyers to North Melbourne Legal Service on a pro bono basis to help disadvantaged members of the community and the firm plays a key role in making the justice system accessible. Moray & Agnew lawyers are characterised by the highest standards of excellence, professionalism and commitment."

Khoi Cao-Lam, Executive Officer, Inner Melbourne Community Legal

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