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.


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


Webinar: Covid-19 Vaccination – Employer Rights and Obligations

The issue of vaccinations and how businesses deal with this is complex and is becoming more complex by the day. Depending on where your business is and what industry you are in, different rules may apply and they are changing rapidly and often without notice from the government. Andrew Bland will lead a discussion hitting topics such as: • Can…
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Certainty for employers as High Court rules on Casuals’ Double-Dipping

Even if you’re not an avid follower of the development of industrial relations law like we are, you probably remember the furore last year about a major decision concerning casual employees. WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene in 2018 (“Skene”) and the decision which followed it, WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato in 2020 (“Rossato”), sent shockwaves through most workplaces nationwide. See…
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Snap lockdown: what can I do?

States across Australia have gone – or are going – into lockdown, and there is no certainty about when things will return to normal. Just last year, the Federal Government enacted special legislation to help employers and employees to deal with these upheavals. But the JobKeeper provisions in the Fair Work Act, including options to stand-down employees and ask them…
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