Industrial Relations

We deal with Industrial Relations Commission matters, defending unfair dismissal claims, Worksafe prosecutions (click here), claims for breaches of contracts of employment (click here), breaches of restraint of trade clauses (click here), theft of company information (click here) and all other industrial matters.  For further information click here.

 

Our practice is located outside of the Perth CBD and because of this our hourly rates and fixed prices for commercial work and for litigation are 20% lower than the standard rates charged by most Perth law firms.  Our rates are extremely competitive compared to the rates charged by other commercial law firms. 

 

Our Proven Experience

For 25 years we have acted for businesses and companies of all sizes as well as for financial institutions including the Bank of Melbourne, United Credit Union now Beyond Bank Australia, National Australia Bank, Bank of Queensland and large National Mortgage Insurer MGICA.  However this work, whilst important, has certainly not been more important to us than helping businesses and people having problems with outstanding debts.

Who do we help - businesses, executives and senior employees seeking employment law resources, advice or representation.

What do we do - provide high quality, cost efficient legal services for employment, HR and workplace solutions.

Aherns Lawyers handles all claims relating to:

We also act for employers in unfair dismissal cases.

We prepare senior employee contracts and management contracts, deeds of confidentiality and secrecy, restraint of trade clauses as well as providing the full suite of services in relation to enforcement of all these agreements.

As highly experienced industrial relations lawyers, we understand that legal disputes regarding employees can cause significant loss to a business if not handled correctly.

We defend Worksafe prosecutions resulting from serious injuries and breach of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

We also act for employers in unfair dismissal cases.

We acted for a client in a major Supreme Court Action claiming damages for using company property to set up a business in competition with their employer.  The action settled on terms involving a substantial payout to our clients.

In a recent Worksafe prosecutions case we ensured that our clients received a fine in line with the lowest possible fine in similar cases around the country.

 

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