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


Closing the Loopholes (No.2) – Casual Employment and Independent Contractors

This is the third article in our Closing the Loopholes No 2 series. In this article we will discuss two more of the major changes to workplace legislation. The first being changes to Casual Employment and the second being changes to the definition of employee. Both of these changes will come into effect from 26 August 2024. Casual Employment The…
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Closing the Loopholes (No.2) – The Right to Disconnect

This is the second article in our Closing the Loopholes No 2 series. In this article we will discuss one of the major changes to workplace legislation being the Right to Disconnect. The Right to Disconnect comes into effect on 26 August 2024 for medium/large businesses and 26 August 2025 for small businesses (less than 15 employees). The right to…
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Closing the Loopholes (No.2) – Introduction and Timeline

Comprehensive Reform in Australian Workplace Relations The Closing Loopholes No. 2 legislation, which passed Parliament last month, received Royal Assent on 26 February 2024. These legislative amendments aim to rectify existing gaps in the law, fostering a more equitable and just working environment. In this article series we will give employers an overview of what the changes are and how…
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