Employment Law and Service Contracts

We advise employers, employees and contractors on all aspects of employment law. Our experience means we deliver legal advice that is commercially astute and pragmatic.

Our expertise includes:

  • Advising in relation to compliance with Australian employment related laws, including entitlements.
  • Preparation, negotiation and review of:
    • Employment agreements
    • Executive service agreements
    • Service contracts
    • Consulting agreements
    • Subcontracting agreements
    • Executive incentive schemes, including tax effective loan funded share plans
    • Employee incentive schemes, including employee share schemes and plans
    • Labour hire agreements
  • Reviewing employment related restraints e.g. no-poach, non-compete clauses, etc.
  • Advising in relation to minimum terms and conditions of employment.
  • Advising in relation to employment related confidentiality obligations.

We also advise in relation to employment related and industrial disputes. For more details click here


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Our notable and relevant experience includes:

  • Acting for numerous companies to prepare employment contracts for senior executives and line employees
  • Acted for numerous companies to prepare or review consulting and subcontractor agreements
  • Advised numerous clients in relation to redundancy and termination of employment
  • Advised overseas companies in relation to compliance with Australian employment laws
  • Prepared tax effective loan funded share plans for executive team of ASX listed technology company
  • Prepared numerous profit share and incentive agreements for senior managers
  • Prepared labour hire agreements for recruitment companies
  • Due diligence review of employment contracts for both bidders and targets in M&A transactions
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