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



Why Choose
Nevett Ford 


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.


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

We now have a vaccine. But, can we enforce its use?

We now have a vaccine. But, can we enforce its use?

With the UK vaccinating against COVID-19, and this predicted for Australia in early 2021, employers may soon find their employees questioning whether they can be directed to be vaccinated. Crucial to any employment relationship is that employees must comply with any...

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Preparing for Work May Not Be Work

Preparing for Work May Not Be Work

In Seo v Bindaree Food Group Pty Ltd [2020] FWC 6468 the issue of whether preparing for work can be categorised as work arose. Mr Seo’s complaint was that having to remove personal protective equipment and clean himself before he entered the break room meant that he...

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WorkPac v Rossato: Special Leave Application Granted

WorkPac v Rossato: Special Leave Application Granted

On Thursday, 26 November 2020, the High Court of Australia granted labour hire company, WorkPac, special leave to appeal the recent Full Court decision of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato [2020] FCAFC 84 (Rossato). Rossato Prior to the Rossato decision, casual workers had...

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    Nevett Ford Melbourne Pty Ltd

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