Workplace and Insurance

Our Workplace and Insurance Group advises employers, directors and executives on all aspects of the employment relationship, industrial relations, workers compensation, Work Health and Safety and insurance matters.

We provide clients with practical and cost-effective advice and risk management tools to manage their most important asset - their people.

Workplace & Insurance Team

Josh Abbott | Partner

Jenny Gillespie | Consultant

Services

The Workplace and Insurance Group's area of expertise includes:

  • providing strategic advice on all aspects of employment and industrial law
  • workers compensation advice, claims management and dispute resolution for self-insureds and registered employers
  • workplace discrimination, harassment and bullying
  • employment and independent contractor agreements, policies and procedures and risk management
  • protection of confidential information and intellectual property, client protection and restraint of trade
  • investigating employee misconduct, fraud and criminal activity
  • defending unfair dismissal claims, harassment claims, general protections claims, bullying applications and underpayment claims
  • transmission of business, restructuring and redundancy
  • workers compensation advice, claims management and dispute resolution for self-insureds and registered employers
  • Work Health and Safety advice and risk management and defending prosecutions
  • enterprise bargaining, award interpretation and industrial disputes
  • defending investigations and prosecutions brought by the Fair Work Ombudsman
  • insurance policy advice and risk allocation in commercial contracts
  • resolving disputes relating to public liability, professional indemnity, construction and contract works, property and industry