Confrontation and disputes in the workplace are difficult and unpleasant. That’s why so many people allow things to continue for so long. Invariably, however, you realise that the situation cannot be resolved without legal advice. That’s where we can help you.

Sometimes retaining a lawyer is the only way to successfully resolve a workplace or employment issue. We understand that. We also understand that employment law matters need to be handled with both determination and discretion. At Maurice Blackburn we deliver strategic advice and realistic, achievable solutions to your individual concerns.

Retaining a lawyer does not necessarily mean going to court. In a large proportion of cases, simply consulting Maurice Blackburn will convince the other party to seek a swift settlement.  Our employment law division, headed by high-profile legal expert Josh Bornstein, is recognised nationally as Australia’s leading employment law practice.  No matter what your situation, you can be confident that Maurice Blackburn can provide a resolution.

Maurice Blackburn’s employment lawyers have a proven track record in the provision of advice and representation on a wide range of complex legal issues, from negotiating the terms of employment contracts, to protecting and enforcing bonus schemes and discretionary entitlements.

In the majority of cases, our highly experienced employment lawyers are able to negotiate discreetly to obtain a financial settlement and other favourable outcomes such as reinstatement or recognition of benefits and entitlements.