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FCB Workplace Law

Employment

Band 5AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Boutique employment practice with expertise in employee relations. Often advises on industrial disputes and active on Fair Work and general protection claims. Assists employer clients with enterprise agreement negotiations. Especially active for construction, manufacturing and retail clients on the eastern seaboard. Enjoys support from the wider FCB Group organisation, including HR consulting and business migration practice arms.

Strengths

Clients appreciate the level of care and customer service, with one stating: "They take the time to understand the challenges of your business, and their advice is provided with this in mind. They often present options, take the time to understand your needs and focus on long-term partnerships."

Another interviewee finds that their "business acumen is reflected in the quality of the advice," adding: "They have the ability to marry legal options and options that are right for the business. They work with us to provide the best outcome and have an absolutely great understanding that it's not just a matter of law."

Work highlights

Represented the Rugby Union Players' Association in a code of conduct matter concerning Israle Folau and his termination.

Notable practitioners

Campbell Fisher is a key contact for clients.

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