Employment and H&S

At Govett Quilliam we understand that good people are a company's greatest asset. 

 

Employment

Our employment team has extensive expertise in assisting clients in all aspects of employment law, from hiring to firing, restructuring or carrying out disciplinary procedures.

Our experience includes:

  • Recruitment
  • Employment legislation
  • Employment agreements
  • Restructuring/Redundancy
  • Disciplinary processes
  • Disciplinary processes

Employment Disputes

While we recognise that people are a businesses greatest asset, there are times when business owners and employees don't see eye to eye. In our experience, proactively dealing with workplace issues is the best way to avoid escalation. 

Our experience includes:

  • Disciplinary processes
  • Personal Grievances
  • Restraints of trade and the protection of confidential information
  • Issues relating to human rights, privacy, harassment and personal injury/accident compensation

Health and Safety

Health and Safety law affects all of us. The consequences of not getting it right can be disastrous. Our Health and Safety specialists have made it their mission to understand Health and Safety regulations inside and out and regularly advise our clients in a wide range of industries.

Our experience includes:

  • Advising on compliance issues
  • Assisting with Worksafe investigations
  • Reviewing health and safety policies

GQ has assisted us multiple times now and is our first port of call for all employment law related queries. I highly recommend them to others, not only are they knowledgeable, professional and thorough but they are also an absolute pleasure to deal with.

Lee

Employment and H&S Specialists

Troy Wano

Partner

Rebecca Eaton

Associate

Jaye Atkin

Law Clerk

Maree Kivell

Legal Support

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