Employment Law

At Clifton Legal we can provide advice to both employers and employees in matters relating to retrenchments, dismissals, avoiding unfair dismissal claims and general employment matters.  We provide advice on drafting employment agreements for both employers and employees, and to employees who are contemplating entering into an employment agreement.


It is important when employers are restructuring or making any major decision in relation to employment that they obtain appropriate and timely advice.  The lawyers Clifton Legal will identify the important issues that employers and employees should consider when making important decisions about employment.


The introduction of the Fair Work Australia legislation there have been significant changes to the regulations governing the work place, which affect such issues as:

  • The Australian Fair Pay and Conditions Standard including, minimum rates of pay and hours worked and the National Employment Standards.
  • Workplace Agreements.
  • Record keeping obligations.
  • Australian Work Place Agreements.
  • Termination of employment including unfair dismissal and unlawful dismissal.
  • Employees entitlements including annual leave, sick leave, personal or carer’s leave, parental or maternity leave.
  • Independent Contactors


The lawyers at Clifton Legal can provide timely advice in dealing with the new laws before they become an issue in the work place.


Contact Scott Waterson or Andrew Brown.

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