Employment Lawyers Brisbane

Employment Lawyers Brisbane




What is Employment and Industrial Law?

In Australia, various federal and state legislation governs employment rights and obligations. The areas of employment and industrial law are notorious for their complexity. Employers’ and employees’ rights and responsibilities are ever-changing and expanding. As the focus on various issues faced in the workplace grows, the law has had to and continues to adapt.

When Should You Hire an Employment Lawyer in Brisbane?

We represent both employers and employees. You may want to engage an employment law firm if any of the following apply.

  1. You are an employer; and
    • want to ensure you are protecting your business and meeting your obligations;
    • need representation before a court, tribunal, or commission; or
    • have an employee who has raised a dispute, allegation, or adverse action against you.
  2. You are an employee; and
    • there has been a breach of your rights or you are facing a dispute with your employer; or
    • you want to make sure:
      • you are not in breach of your employment obligations;
      • your employer is meeting their obligations to you; and
      • there are adequate provisions in place to protect your rights in the future.
Choosing the Best Employment Lawyer in Brisbane

You need a dedicated, experienced, and knowledgeable firm on your side when you:

  • are navigating an employment-related matter; or
  • need to resolve a dispute.

At Aitken Whyte Lawyers Brisbane, we pride ourselves on our practical, cost-effective approach. We will commit to keeping you informed of:

  1. your rights and obligations;
  2. your chances of success in any legal proceeding (litigation, negotiation, etc.); and
  3. a clear and reasonable estimation of the costs involved.

We work with both employers and employees, so have a unique insight into both sides of the argument. Approaching matters with this perspective benefits our clients.

Understanding parties’ motivations allow us to reach timely, and thus cost-effective resolutions.

Our Experience

We have big-firm experience, having acted for larger blue-chip and private companies.

In addition to legal expertise, our lawyers also have real-world commercial experience. We know first-hand the complexities of running a business. As such, we also understand the importance of commerciality. As an employer, there is legal red tape imposed by:

  • industrial legislation;
  • government authorities;
  • unions;
  • industry-based associations; and
  • other interested bodies.

We know that you do not need the headache having to deal with employment issues can cause.

We also know that your rights are valuable, and no one should be able to infringe on these.

Let us take care of the legal side so you can get back to work or running your business.

You can rest assured knowing an experienced team, committed to keeping the costs low, is on your side.

Most importantly, at Aitken Whyte Lawyers Brisbane, we genuinely care about the results. Our lawyers are passionate about this area of law and strive for success.

How Can an Employment Lawyer Represent Me?

Our committed, confident, and professional team assist with all areas of employment law. The following are examples of matters we can assist you with.

Schedule an Appointment with our Brisbane Employment Lawyers.

To obtain legal advice and professional legal services:

We can discuss the background of your matter and advise you on the options available and how we can assist. Our lawyers are always happy to:

  • walk you through the process involved in employment disputes; or
  • discuss steps you can take to fortify your rights or the interests of your business.

Office Location and Contact Details


Aitken Whyte Lawyers Brisbane
2/414 Upper Roma Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

Ph: 07 3229 4459
Fax: +617 3211 9311
E: enquiries@awbrisbanelawyers.com.au