The relationship between an employer and its employees is sensitive and complex. At Antunes Lawyers, we appreciate that managing the employment relationship is key to employee productivity and business success. We work closely with our clients to resolve workplace legal issues at the earliest possible stage, using our knowledge and experience to anticipate problems and provide tailored solutions consistent with our client’s commercial objectives and culture. We offer our clients a complete suite of employment law services including:

Contract formation:

  • Reviewing and updating existing employment contracts to ensure compliance with legislation and industrial instruments;
  • Drafting employment contracts tailored to business needs:
    • Full-time, part-time, casual employees;
    • Award employees through to Executives
    • Consultancy, independent contractor and services agreements;

Managing the employment relationship:

  • Managing employee entitlements (including leave);
  • Managing performance;
  • Workplace bullying;
  • Discrimination & sexual harassment;
  • Grievance procedures;

Policies and employee handbooks

Managing misconduct/termination of employment:

  • Disciplinary action and dismissals
  • Unfair/unlawful dismissals
  • Adverse action/general protection claims
  • Executive exit strategies
  • Restraint of trade/non-compete
  • Personal liability for breaches

Change management, restructuring & redundancies.

Antunes Lawyers is a law firm based in Sydney, Australia. If you need practical and effective solutions to help you manage your employees and workplace, contact our employment law team.