Workplace

153 Phillip offers high-quality advice and representation across the whole gamut of employment, industrial and discrimination law, and have extensive experience in State and Federal Courts and Commissions both at first instance and on appeals. Our members handle complex matters for senior executives, large institutional employers and SMEs, trade unions and governmental institutions tackling the full spectrum of workplace cases and further assisting with corporate governance issues, workplace change, disciplinary and bonus disputes. They are also available for mediations and expert determinations.

Our specific areas of expertise include:

  • Restraint of trade
  • Unfair contracts
  • Independent contractors
  • Sham contracting
  • Adverse action
  • Employment contracts
  • Bullying
  • Enterprise bargaining disputes
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Equal remuneration
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Injured workers
  • Workplace change/Redundancy
  • Misuse/retention of confidential information
  • Trade union rules/demarcation
  • Equitable and statutory duties of employees
  • Fair Work Commission Reviews/Inquiries
  • Superannuation
  • Industrial action
  • Privacy rights/workplace monitoring
  • Whistleblowing
  • Bonuses
  • Director’s duties

Barristers are also available to undertake mediations and expert determinations.