Expertise

Work Health & Safety

Safer, Healthy Business

  • 24/7 emergency response service including attending at incident sites, conducting, advising and assisting with internal investigations
  • Assistance to deal with relevant regulatory authorities, media and stakeholders
  • Legal advice, including court representation at prosecutions and coronial inquiries including appeals against notices issued by the Regulator
  • Development of directors’ and officers’ due diligence frameworks
  • Presentations and training to Boards and staff on WHS requirements and frameworks, due diligence and safety culture from a legal risk management perspective
  • Preparation of specific WHS policies and programs
  • Drafting of WHS clauses for contractual arrangements 
  • Legal review of employee manuals and handbooks

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Dispute Resolution / 
Commercial Litigation

Finding Answers

  • Dispute mitigation and management negotiations
  • Drafting dispute resolution agreements and settlement terms
  • Representation at arbitrations and mediations
  • Engaging and briefing counsel
  • Representation at interlocutory hearings and arguments
  • Conducting and managing litigation
  • Advising on indemnity clauses and claims
  • Interpretation of insurance policies including advising and managing denied claims
  • Construction law
  • Professional misconduct/discipline

Workplace Relations & Employment

Developing Smarter Business

  • Development and legal review of employment policies
  • Advising on employee entitlements, employment conditions and underpayment claims
  • Preparation and review of employment contracts 
  • Restraint and non-compete advice and clause drafting
  • Assisting with the development of return to work arrangements
  • Advising with respect to performance management
  • Conducting internal investigations and advising on termination of employment
  • Workers’ Compensation (State and Commonwealth)
  • Dust Diseases liability and compliance
  • Advice and representation regarding discrimination and sexual harassment claims
  • Training and presentations to Boards and staff 
  • Retrenchment, restructuring and outsourcing advice
  • Human resource management and strategy
  • Enterprise Bargaining and Industrial Relations strategies