Having an experienced employment lawyer is crucial to ensure you are prepared.

Running a business with employees can impose the potential risk of legal action from employees. This does not always mean that you will endure tremendous loss, especially if you have implemented the essential policies, procedures and practices into your business to ensure that you are protecting the rights of your employees and abiding by the National Employment Standards and Award or Enterprise Agreement entitlements. A good employment lawyer can quickly advise you on what you need to do to stay out of trouble.

The most common form of employer lawsuits actioned by employees in Australia include:

It is advantageous to seek advice from an employment lawyer to prevent legality cases from occurring, however, if an employee is currently taking legal action against your business, it is important to handle the situation correctly to ensure business and potentially any personal assets are not in jeopardy.


At IRIQ our expert employment lawyers act nationally for employers and offer services that meet the employer’s needs. This includes:

  • Auditing
  • Award/Agreement Advice
  • Payroll Remediation Advice
  • Enterprise Agreement Making
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Advocacy
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Unfair Dismissals
  • General Protections and Adverse Action Claims
  • Bully/Discrimination and Harassment

Feeling uncertain about your rights as an Employer?

Our team have the answers to all of your questions. Contact us the employment law specialists via our website or call today to receive assistance from one of our expert employment lawyers.

BRISBANE OFFICE

Phone: (07) 3077 6767

Address: Brisbane Club Tower Level 1/241 Adelaide Street Brisbane QLD 4000

PERTH OFFICE

Phone: (08) 6102 6557

Address: Level 25/108 St Georges Terrace Perth WA 6000

SYDNEY OFFICE

Phone: (02) 8004 9569

Address: Level 24, Three International Towers, 300 Barangaroo Avenue, Sydney NSW 2000

MELBOURNE OFFICE

Phone: (03) 8609 1077

Address: Level 23, Collins Square Tower Five, 727 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3008

Client Testimonials

IRIQ's flexibility in learning solutions is suitable for our business as they offer a number of flexible options for learning including webinars, classroom training, simulation, and e-learning.  I would highly recommend them to an employer seeking to balance workplace relations or HR management theory with practical outcomes.

Angela Liebke, Group HR Manager
Watpac Limited

Quite simply IRIQ is the best. The team at IRIQ Law take the time to understand your desired outcomes and then set a strategy in place to deliver it, and deliver it fast. It is when the going gets tough that you really begin to appreciate their skill, determination and values.

David Ash, Chief Operating Officer
Procast Australia Pty Ltd

IRIQ Law has an in-depth knowledge of all matters IR, very professional in their dealings and a pleasure to work with. IRIQ Law were instrumental in helping us to get our collective agreement over the line.

Meaghan Chatfield, Lead HR Advisor, Perth
Transfield Worley

I was extremely happy with the service provided by IRIQ Staff and Management.

They were flexible with my learning timeframes due to personal and work commitments and provided support and clarification. The content was challenging and technical, and assisted with enhancing my knowledge of Industrial Relations. I would recommend this training to any HR/IR professional.

Cahlia Heynen, Brisbane
EC&M, IR101 Training Graduate

IRIQ Law are a genius in the area of Industrial Relations Strategy. There are very few IR experts in Australia and IRIQ Law are among the best. They are able to quickly analyse, recommend and deliver the IR services that your business needs. I would not hesitate to recommend IRIQ Law to anyone seeking assistance and expertise in Workplace Relations matters.

Grace Collier, Melbourne
Industrial Relations Analyst and Columnist for The Australian