PRACTICE AREAS

LITIGATION AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS

Nevett Ford Lawyers’ Litigation-Workplace Relations Group practises in all aspects of civil, commercial and workplace related litigation. 

The team includes an LIV accredited specialist in workplace relations and all members are experienced in the practice and procedure of litigation. 

The team regularly posts blogs and other updates on developments and recent cases in workplace relations.

Our team works closely with Nevett Ford lawyers’ commercial, family, migration and general services to provide comprehensive advice to businesses and individuals. 

The team provides advice and assistance to both employers and employees in workplace relations matters and to people who want to initiate or find themselves involved in civil litigation. 

Our team has knowledge and experience across all courts and tribunals. What sets our team of lawyers apart is our dedication to our clients, our emphasis on referrals to mediation as soon as practicable and the expertise, which comes from our extensive knowledge and experience of how courts and tribunals work.

Nevett Ford Lawyers prides itself on building quality relationships with its clients to achieve their objectives.

Our Litigation and Workplace Relation Services

Employer & Employee Relations

Contract & Policy Reviews

Mediation

Dismissals

Why Choose
Nevett Ford 

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Speak to your lawyer when you need to.

Initial fixed cost consultations, so you know where you stand before committing to a course of action.

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Personal, tailored service that accommodates your needs and what value you will get from our service, instead of one-size-fits-all approach.

Decades of experience and a wide range of service areas means we can draw on knowledge from across our firm to inform your decisions.

Who You’ll Work With

Philip Brewin
Greg Doran
Caroline Mostafa
Tarryn Jeffery
Thomas Drake
Melonee Davies

Topics We’ve Written About

Employment issues for the gig economy

Employment issues for the gig economy

Are works employees or independent contractors? The controversy as to whether workers in the gig economy are employees or independent contractors continues with the recent decision in Franco v Deliveroo Australia Pty Ltd [2021] FWC 2818. In that decision handed down...

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Job Keeper Leads to Job Loss?

Job Keeper Leads to Job Loss?

As the ending of JobKeeper looms, support for the Commonwealth Government’s argument that it has been discouraging people from working can be found in the decision of Howard v Pinnacle People [2020] FWC 6975. Pinnacle is a labour hire agency specialising in the supply...

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Is freedom of speech recognised in the workplace?

Is freedom of speech recognised in the workplace?

Unlike the United States, Australia has no constitutional guarantee of the right to freedom of speech but instead enjoys freedoms by virtue of common law. Such freedoms include freedom of religion, movement, speech and association. In the absence of such...

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    Nevett Ford Melbourne Pty Ltd

    ABN: 144 697 790

    Level 16, South Tower, Rialto Building, 525 Collins Street
    Melbourne, VIC 3000