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Employment Law & WHS

Our experience and commitment to clients

The constantly changing, and complex, nature of legislation in the field of employment law has meant that companies are increasingly reliant on expert advice and representation. We believe in partnering with our clients not only to provide reactive legal advice and representation when a problem occurs, but also to assist proactively by identifying potential risks to your business, and minimising or eliminating them.

Coleman Greig boasts a high degree of expertise and a broad range of experience in the field of employment law and WHS. Our team of experienced lawyers can help you to manage the potential risks to your business and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation.

Proven expertise

  • Providing employment law, risk management and compliance advice to Coleman Greig's commercial clients including many subsidiaries of multinational companies.
  • Guiding employer clients through the new legislative framework for Australian employment law since the introduction of the Fair Work Act in 2009/10.
  • Giving immediate risk management advice to clients regarding disciplinary and termination processes.
  • Successfully representing clients in proceedings concerning unfair dismissals, redundancies, post-employment restraints, discrimination and 'adverse action' claims.
  • Advising on and drafting employment contracts, policies, restraint and confidentiality agreements for employees.
  • Advising on sham contracting, enterprise agreements, executive remuneration and protecting confidential information.
  • Advising on the complexities and practicalities of arrangements concerning external contractors including risks around intellectual property ownership, workers' compensation, payroll tax, PAYG and superannuation.
  • CG Workplace Connect - 'on call' employment law and business migration advisory service.

For expert legal advice in all areas of Employment Law, please contact our team or to make an appointment at one of our offices, please select from the below.

Employment Law & WHS - Our Clients

Coleman Greig’s team of experienced employment lawyers provides quality advice and representation to a diverse range of clients. These clients include family businesses employing less than fifty staff members, through to subsidiaries of multi-national organisations with hundreds of employees, public and privately owned companies. 
Our employment and OHS experts have earned an enviable reputation over the years. Working closely with clients from a range of industry sectors, the team provides quality advice that ensures compliance with relevant legislation, and expert representation in the Courts and Tribunals when required.
We currently act for clients from fields as diverse as banking and finance, local government, franchising, retail, manufacturing, building and construction, professional services, food and hospitality and the not-for-profit sector.
"Coleman Greig take a much broader and longer term perspective approach to their client base, helping solve issues which may not be great revenue raisers for Coleman & Greig but assist in cementing our relationship on a longer term basis."

Michael Biddle, Managing Director, Capital Safety

"Imation ANZ would like to thank Coleman Greig for the sound uncomplicated advice we have received over the years. It really makes a difference knowing we can reach out and be assured to receive timely sound advice from you. Also, the very informative and enlightening Workshops and Seminars we attend help ensure the running of our business in a compliant manner."

Bernadette Strang, APAC Region HR Coordinator, Imation ANZ