Employment Law & Disputes:

  • negotiating terms and conditions of employment as well as drafting contracts of employment
  • providing advice on exit strategies from existing employers including dealing with existing restraints of trade and  managing obligations in respect of confidential information and intellectual property
  • advising on employment issues relating to management buy outs and other business initiatives pursued by executives
  • advising on disciplinary matters and disputes over performance
  • providing advice in respect of Equal Employment Opportunity and discrimination matters including returning to work and parental leave issues
  • advising on and acting in contractual disputes relating to the termination of employment, including entitlements to reasonable notice or bonuses together with the retention of share options and other share based benefits
  • advising on and acting in proceedings concerning misleading and deceptive conduct in breach of the Trade Practices Act 1974
  • advising on and acting in unfair dismissal claims
  • advising on and acting in restraint of trade and confidentiality disputes
  • advising in respect of migration issues (including 457 Visa scheme issues).
  • acting for professionals in defending complaints made against them in professional tribunals or boards.
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