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Employment Lawyers Brisbane

Having workplace legal issues? Our dedicated Brisbane employment lawyers are by your side. Our legal representation covers unfair dismissal, employment contracts, discrimination, wage disputes and other employment law matters. Our experienced legal team has the knowledge to guide you through every step.

Prosper Law fights for both employers and employees. From CEOs to casual workers, our diverse portfolio of Australian clients trusts us with their workplace legal needs.

Australian employment law requires skilled legal minds. At Prosper Law, we’re a respected employment law firm with a proven track record of success workplace law.

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Why Choose Prosper Law?

At Prosper Law, we understand the complexities of the employment relationship. That’s why our dedicated employment lawyers offer unparalleled legal advice and strategic guidance.

Why Choose Prosper Law? We’re passionate about advocating for employees and employers. Our proven track record and years of experience speaks for itself. We’ve successfully resolved a wide range of employment law matters, from unfair dismissal and discrimination to underpayment and sexual harassment.

Clear Communication is Key. Your dedicated employment lawyer will keep you informed throughout the process and provide tailored advice specific to your situation. We believe in open communication and empowering you to make informed decisions.

Your Advocate, Not Just Your Lawyer. At Prosper Law, we take a proactive approach. We are committed to finding the most effective solution for you, whether through negotiation, mediation, or litigation.

Fixed Fees and Nationwide Support. We offer transparent pricing with fixed fees so you know the cost upfront. Plus, because we’re online, we can assist you wherever you are located in Australia. With other law firms, you may need to pay expensive hourly rates.

Our Employment Law Services

Our skilled employment lawyers are dedicated to providing comprehensive advice and support in all areas of employment law. We understand the complexities of workplace dynamics and are committed to safeguarding our clients’ rights. We offer personalised legal advice that is tailored to your specific circumstances.

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Unfair Dismissal, Adverse Action and Underpaid Wages

Dealing with unfair dismissal, adverse action, and underpaid wages can significantly impact an employee's well-being and career. Our team of employment lawyers is dedicated to protecting the rights of employees and defending employers. Whether you've been unfairly dismissed, subjected to general protections, or have underpaid wages, expert advice is essential.

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Workplace Health & Safety

Employers must proactively protect the workplace health and safety of all employees. Our team of employment lawyers is well-versed in workplace safety regulations and advise on maintaining and improving workplace conditions. Whether you're dealing with a specific workplace incident or seeking to implement preventative measures, our dedicated professionals are here to help.

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Employment Agreements

Our experienced employment lawyers provide comprehensive advice to ensure your employment contracts are compliant. We advise employers needing to draft a new employment agreement and employees seeking advice on an offer of employment. Our team meticulously reviews employment contracts to identify potential issues and ensure all parties' rights are protected.

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Sexual Harassment & Other Workplace Investigations

We understand how critical a safe and respectful workplace is for all employees. Our employment lawyers are well-versed in conducting sexual harassment and other workplace investigations. We know how to manage sensitive employment law matters ad provide strategic advice. You need an experienced employment lawyer to provide practical solutions to workplace disputes.

What is the Claim Process?

Information Gathering

The claim process will depend on the type of employment dispute, workplace harassment or other issue or legal services that you would like our team to provide. The first step is for us is to gather relevant information. We may ask for copies of emails, your recollection of conversations, contracts and job descriptions.

Employment Law Strategy

Based on the employment issues identified, our employment solicitors will provide advice and recommend the best way forward. We will work with you to develop a strategy that works best for you and your individual circumstances.

Formalise Resolving Employment Issues

Employment law matters can be resolved in many ways. Generally, law firms will recommend communicating with the other party to attempt to resolve the matter.

However, if an informal solution cannot be reached, a more formal approach may be needed. This could mean dismissing an employee, carrying out a workplace investigation or making or responding to an application to the Fair Work Commission. Contact us for a free consultation and our employment law team will advise you on the claim process for your employment law matter.

Our Workplace Law Case Studies

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Employer Legal Representation for Unfair Dismissal

Our employment solicitors provided legal representation to an employer. The employee made a claim for unfair dismissal after engaging in unlawful behaviour in the workplace.
We submitted a response to the unfair dismissal application and advocated for the employer at the conciliation conference. We successfully protected the employer's interests.

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Award Coverage and Pay Advice

Our workplace lawyers advised an employer on the application of various Modern Awards. The employer had a number of employees with different roles.
Navigating complex Modern Award entitlements and pay guides can be challenging for employers. Our employment law team gave detailed advice for each employee and ensured the employer understood how to pay their employees correctly.

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Employment Contract Advice and Non Compete Clauses

We have advised employees how to interpret their employment contract.
Our employment contract advice highlighted issues with the contract and how it did not comply with law. This included advice on the application of a non-compete clause and whether it was legally enforceable.

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General Protections and Settlement Negotiations

Expert employment law advice is critical if you are being discriminated against. We acted for an employee who was being performance managed for reasons related to parental responsibilities
We successfully negotiated an outcome for the employee, including compensation and resignation from employment.

Guidance and Advice for Employers

Our law firm understands that employers often face challenges in managing workers and workplace law. Our team of employment solicitors provide top-tier guidance and advice tailored specifically to the needs of employers. We empower employers to make informed decisions related to workplace policies, contracts, or compliance with legal standards.

We offer comprehensive workplace support that includes everything from hiring processes to dispute resolution. We have worked with clients to prepare an enterprise agreement, whistleblower protection policies and redundancy pay advice.

With our extensive experience in employment law, you can trust Prosper Law to deliver the workplace guidance you need. We are committed to providing practical advice that addresses both immediate concerns and long-term strategies for effective workplace management.

Our mission is to provide employers with the guidance necessary to achieve a productive and legally compliant workplace. The Prosper Law team gives advice that is both actionable and easy to understand. Let us be your legal partners in cultivating a successful and compliant workplace.

What our clients say

Deborah Lawrie
Deborah Lawrie
2024-05-15
Brooke Ferris at Prosper Law has helped me navigate copy write issues and a Life Rights agreement. Brooke is thorough, fast, efficient and knowledgable and has a no fuss down to earth approach. I am very grateful for her help.
CENDRÉ AUSTRALIA
CENDRÉ AUSTRALIA
2024-04-24
Prosper Law were so easy and quick to communicate with. Employment Lawyer, Krystal, was incredibly helpful. We were on a tight schedule and she made it happen quickly and efficiently, meanwhile answering any and all our questions we had regarding the contract. Highly recommend!!
Miguel Diaz
Miguel Diaz
2024-03-14
Parkinson’s Queensland engaged Prosper Law to assist with a contract review. Their contract lawyer was fast, approachable and provided excellent customer service. Highly recommend Prosper Law if you are looking for a well-rounded contract lawyer or need help with contract reviews.
Elizabeth Roughan
Elizabeth Roughan
2024-01-31
First timer to this online service but loved it. Quick, efficient and online so no dressing up to go into the city! Have already referred a business partner. Will continue to get advise on contracts from them moving forward.
Merzi Mody
Merzi Mody
2023-11-24
Unfortunately (despite all the positive reviews) our experience with Prosper was extremely disappointing and I have fed this back to the firm. We had one of our lead-in consults with an Associate Lawyer at Prosper on Tue 21.11.23 (15mins) and in LESS THAN 2 days we accepted Prosper's contract/terms, only to be told "we do not have the capacity to take on this matter". We were instead told, "you can use the “Find A Solicitor” function on the Queensland Law Society website to find a lawyer”. During this period there had been no change to the content/scenario regarding the matter whatsoever. It made the whole interaction with Prosper frustrating and unrewarding for us personally.
Holly Teague
Holly Teague
2023-09-11
Big Thank you to Krystal and Prosper Law for expediting my employment contract and getting it back to me within 48 hours. Would definitely recommend if you are looking for an employment lawyer.
Larissa Rogers
Larissa Rogers
2023-09-09
I came across Prosper Law while searching for an Employment Lawyer for a recent dispute. I had the pleasure of working with both Krystal and Farrah and I am extremely grateful for their attention to detail and guidance throughout my matter.
Yatin Kulkarni
Yatin Kulkarni
2023-08-29
Absolutely fantastic work by Carlyn Sicat and Farrah Motley by turning around the review of my Contract within 24 hours. Crystal clear recommendations and therefore didn't need any follow up. Highly recommended recommend them if you need an employment lawyer!
Connor Summers
Connor Summers
2023-08-09
Our business needed urgent legal advice for several employment law matters. Prosper Law’s employment contract lawyers were quick to respond, offered a fixed fee price for their legal services and were able to achieve a great result for our business. For any employers looking for a quality employment law firm, we highly recommend the team at Prosper Law.
Jane Gentle
Jane Gentle
2023-08-02
If you are looking to hire a legal counsel on retainer, I highly recommend the Prosper Law legal team. Having engaged with Prosper at work over the past 5 months, I have found them to be great in-house lawyers and who know their stuff when it comes to contract reviews, employment law advice and marketing and consumer law… and they’re reasonably priced

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Schedule a confidential online consultation to discuss your specific situation and explore your legal options, you can either complete the contact form, email or phone Prosper Law. We’re here to help you navigate workplace challenges and achieve a fair outcome not matter where you are in Australia.

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Employment Law FAQs

When can a worker claim compensation?

Compensation is available to workers for:

  1. breach of an employment agreement
  2. adverse action
  3. unfair dismissal and unlawful termination
  4. injury at work

Compensation lawyers can advise of other circumstances where an employee may be entitled to compensation. Our team can provide expert legal advice regarding claims for workplace compensation.

What is the best outcome for employment law matters?

Workplace relations law often involves the livelihood of workers. A good outcome depends on whether you are an employer or an employee and what the issues are. Expert employment lawyers will determine what their clients want as an outcome of an employment dispute.

One of the first questions we will ask you is – what is the outcome you are wanting to achieve? It might be dismissing a poor performing employee, or keeping your job, or agreeing to part ways and sign a deed of release.

How much does a Brisbane employment lawyer cost?

You might be surprised at how affordable an employment lawyer is. Our legal fees are offered on a fixed fee basis. This means that are services are task based, irrespective of how long we spend on your legal matter.

When you contact us, we will ask you about your legal matter and provide you with a fixed fee quote.

From an employment contract review to recruitment and labour hire agreement terms, we can hep!

Why should I hire an employment lawyer for professional advice?

Employment law is a complicated area of law. It is also a highly regulated area of law. This means that there are lots of things that employers and employees can and can’t do.

Poorly performing staff or lawsuits can be costly for employers. On the other hand, salary and wages is a main source of income for many Australian workers. This means that it is worth investing in professional legal advice.

An employment solicitor can help employers and workers understand their legal rights and obligations.

What is involved in workplace investigations?

Workplace investigations involve gathering information and making findings about whether things have or have not happened. Those findings are then reported to the employer who then uses that information to decide what to do next.

Does the Fair Work Act cover employment law?

The Fair Work Act is the main piece of legislation that covers employment law in Australia. There are lots of other laws and regulations that cover employment law. Contracts, Modern Awards and Enterprise Agreements are also important when it comes to employment law.

There are also court decisions that interpret law and explain similar legal issues and their outcome.

We use all of these tools, as well as our deep knowledge and experience, in providing our clients with strategic advice and progressing matters.

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Farrah Motley holds degrees from the Queensland University of Technology in both law and accounting. Farrah is a registered Australian Legal Practitioner and has been pracising employment law for over a decade
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