This firm safeguards what matters most and acts purposefully in times of crisis. It acts for employers and employees.
Having successfully represented litigants in the High Court of Australia, Royal Commissions, Fair Work Commission and multiple other courts and tribunals, Andrew Anderson has a demonstrated record of success in complex and difficult cases.
As a boutique law firm, Anderson Legal is dedicated to providing expert advice and representation in dealing with workplace issues. Although based in Brisbane, this firm assists clients nationally.
Andrew Anderson, Legal Director, is an experienced lawyer who has been independently described by theCourier Mailas “one of the best legal minds”and a “leading corporate and white-collar crime lawyer” (16 December 2021)
Anderson Legal takes the time to understand the circumstances and priorities of each of its clients, and tailors legal solutions accordingly.
To solve a ‘legal problem’, many people think all they need is the ‘legal answer’.
If only it was that simple for many workplace problems…
Workplace issues are often tied up with other considerations that can’t be ignored – reputational risks, commercial realities, and opportunity costs.
This firm offers personalised strategies to resolve workplace issues.
Brisbane Employment Lawyer
If you have searched for a ‘Brisbane employment lawyer’ or ’employment lawyer in Brisbane’, you will see there are many options. Why choose Anderson Legal?
The areas of law Anderson Legal handles are deliberately narrow and deep, ensuring this firm can handle all cases to the highest standards. The firm is transparent about costs and maintains the highest standards of ethical conduct.
To maintain the highest standards, this firm must sometimes decline to take on new clients to focus on existing ones. This firm will always try to identify who may be in a position to help you in such instances.
The legal risks for employers and businesses during recruitment processes are not always fully considered – until an issue emerges.
Risks are present at all stages of recruiting staff, from the nature of the role itself to advertising, interviewing, selecting, and agreeing on an employment contract.
Employment relationships operate in the context of numerous laws that impact employment contracts and agreements. Understanding what is and is not stated in a contract – and why – is critical for employers.
It is common for contracts to be silent about various issues, which may still be implied in some way.
Policies & Procedures
No matter how big or small a business or organisation, policies and procedures are crucial to ensure compliance with laws, as well as to give guidance to staff about how to handle day-to-day tasks.
One of the challenges employers can face is ensuring their policies and procedures are up to date, appropriate, and practical.
The failure to properly implement performance management systems often often exposes employers to real risks and unfair accusations.
This firm assists employers to minimise risk when managing staff, as well as to respond to employee underperformance and other common employee-related issues in the workplace, such as illness and injury.
All workplaces should have proper processes to ensure that when disciplinary action is contemplated, systems or procedures are in place to manage legal, commercial and reputational risks.
Failure to follow proper processes can give rise to successful claims against employers. Learn more here about minimising such risks.
End of Employment
It is common for disputes to arise at the end of employment, such as concerning confidentiality obligations, breaches of restraint of trade clauses, unfair dismissal, and adverse action claims.
Given the commercial risks end of employment issues can have for a business, it is important to understand how to manage such issues.
Workers at all levels can be the subject of workplace bullying – as victims and perpetrators. Just as bullying can cause harm, false bullying allegations can unfairly ruin reputations and livelihoods.
Anybody facing a workplace bullying issue should get informed about their rights, responsibilities, and legal options.
Failure to follow anti-discrimination laws in the workplace can lead to successful lawsuits against individuals and businesses.
When confronting a workplace discrimination issue, getting informed about the common problems with discrimination claims might be crucial to protecting your interests and avoiding unfair outcomes.
Facing Disciplinary Action
Even for somebody who knows they should be cleared, dealing with an allegation and potential disciplinary action can feel overwhelming. Getting early legal advice can be crucial to protecting your interests.
Employers who fail to follow the law when taking disciplinary action can give rise to successful claims.
Sexual Harassment Issues
Workplace sexual harassment can constitute serious misconduct and can result in summary dismissal and lead to compensation claims.
Workers at all levels can experience sexual harassment. Just as harassment can cause harm, false sexual harassment allegations can unfairly ruin reputations and livelihoods.
It is critical for anyone who thinks they have been unfairly dismissed to act quickly due to the strict time limitations that apply to such claims.
Bringing a claim against an employer can be daunting, which is why having an experienced unfair dismissal lawyer on your side can make all the difference.
Workplace investigations can lead to all types of outcomes, including disciplinary action, regulatory intervention, and police referrals.
For many people, the potentially far-reaching effects of a workplace investigation can come as a shock, which underscores why early advice from an experienced employer lawyer can be critical.
Free Initial Consultation
Anderson Legal provides a free, no-obligation consultation to allow individuals and businesses to understand whether this firm can assist.
If you are seeking an employment lawyer in Brisbane, it costs nothing but time for you to see if this is the right firm for you.
If it is outside business hours, but you want to register interest in a free initial consultation, complete the online form enquiry below. This firm will contact you at the first available opportunity.
Why should I call and what happens next?
If you need legal advice or are unsure whether you do, you should call Anderson Legal. It costs you nothing but time to work out if this firm can help you.
When you call, you will be asked a few questions about yourself, your issue and what you hope to achieve.
During the call, you may be provided general information about critical issues and options available. The information may outline how specific advice or representation could assist you.
If you want to engage this firm to provide specific advice or representation, estimates of costs will be provided so far as possible.