BlandsLaw

Practical straight forward employment and commercial law advice

Welcome to BlandsLaw

BlandsLaw is a boutique law firm providing employment and commercial law advice to both established and growing Australian businesses.

What We Do

Whether you are an employer, an HR professional or a business owner, BlandsLaw is your legal partner in:

  • Occupational health and safety
  • Discrimination
  • Employment contracts
  • Workplace policies including social media
  • Enterprise bargaining
  • Union disputes
  • Workplace restructuring
  • Commercial supply/service agreements
  • Franchising advice

Who we Help

HR practitioners

The ‘human’ aspect of Human Resources means HR issues are rarely black and white. The approachable team at BlandsLaw can help you minimise the grey areas by providing expert legal advice on employment matters.

Business owners

You need to develop and grow your business in the confidence that your legal requirements are being fully met. BlandsLaw can provide strategic legal advice tailored to your business, as well as help ensure your employment practices are compliant.

Accountants

If you are an accountant or other professional with clients in need of legal services, BlandsLaw can assist. We have many years’ experience in providing strategic advice and analysis to companies undergoing substantive change.

General counsel

We don’t presume to know more than you about your job or organisation, but we can complement your legal knowledge with our employment law expertise, to your company’s benefit.

Client Reviews

Articles

Fair Work Minimum Wage Increase Decision for 2022

The Fair Work Commission has released its 2022 Annual Minimum Wage Decision, awarding a 5.2% increase to the national minimum wage rate, and around 4.6% increase to award rates of pay. The FWC decision increases the national minimum wage to $812.60 per week – or $21.38 an hour. This constitutes an increase of $40 a week or $1.05 cents an hour.…
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Vaccination Requirements-Legal Update

Vaccination Requirements-Legal Update With the COVID pandemic still with us, we thought we would provide an update on legal challenges to the power of employers to introduce mandatory vaccinations. A number of claimants have sought to rely on the minority dissent of Fair Work Commission Deputy President Lyndall Dean in a FWC case 2021, to say that vaccination mandates are…
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Vaccination mandate not a dispute

The matter involved an application by 3 employees of a Melbourne Catholic School to the Fair Work Commission to hear a dispute about the COVID vaccination mandates under the dispute resolution clause in the enterprise agreement. The employees made an application under the Fair Work Act, which allows the Fair Work Commission to deal with disputes if they fall within…
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