Our workplace & employment lawyers are experts in work & health safety, discrimination, bullying & harassment, HR strategy & compliance, dismissals, and immigration.
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The Matthews Folbigg employment law team stand shoulder to shoulder with you in managing your people.

Our employment lawyers provide expert workplace law advice with assistance from our immigration lawyers where needed, with a focus on delivering practical, tailored and time/cost efficient solutions for all of your workplace needs.

Our employment law clients include manufacturers, retailers, professional services firms, not for profit organisations, poultry, food and beverage, IT service firms, real estate, vehicle, construction, insurance, health service providers, educational institutions, local councils and many more – you can be assured that our employment lawyers can assist you across every industry.

Our expert team of employment lawyers work in tandem with HR Managers and those responsible for management of workplace matters.

The type of assistance provided is YOUR decision with a range of service delivery options available ranging from a quick chat to a comprehensive employment law advice that always considers both the legal and commercial aspects.

Matthews Folbigg employment lawyers let YOU manage our costs by offering a range of costing options for you to choose from including:

  • retainer arrangements
  • fixed fees for defined projects
  • the traditional hourly rate
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“We have been utilising the services of Matthews Folbigg, through Stewart Gough, for a number of years now and have valued their professional service and commercial approach to the challenging legal matters we have been faced with, especially in the Industrial Relations area. Thank you Stewart for the work you do for us.”

Amanda Honan,
Chief Operating Officer, Honan Insurance

“Sandvik Australia‘s relationship with Matthews Folbigg is best described as a mature one. Our most recent dealings have been with the firm’s Workplace Relations division. As is synonymous with Matthews Folbigg, the service provided has been prompt, sound and effective. The lawyers at Matthews Folbigg understand the difficulties employers face with the practical application of employment law in the workplace”

Maria Avery,
Human Resources Operations Manager, Sandvik Australia Pty Ltd

“Dear Stewart, Having now used your Employment Law services for some years, I would like to take this opportunity to say to yourself and Matthews Folbigg, thank you. The work that you have done has been excellent in quality and delivery. Your availability to me as a client has been first rate. The outcomes you have delivered have been excellent. Many thanks David Wilson.”

David Wilson,
Managing Director, Sydney In-Home Child Care Pty Ltd

“People management is one of the most challenging components of a business. Keeping up to date with it has become a specialist area. Outsourcing our HR department to Matthews Follbigg has been one of the best decisions we have made. I can rely on them to get it right.

Brad Race,
Managing Director, Race Dental Laboratories

“It gives me great pleasure to write this testimonial for Stewart Gough and his firm Matthews Folbigg Lawyers.

I rely heavily on Stewart Gough and his staff for my legal services. Our company’s legal needs are diverse, ranging from employment law, contract law, conveyancing and various other commercial matters. Stewart and his team have been extremely professional and reliable. I feel I am always made aware of the options available to me so that I can make informed decisions.

Our business requires our legal matters to be dealt with as soon as practical, in order to not disrupt the flow of business operations. A legal firm that is readily available to take our calls when we ring and work to deadlines is important to us. Stewart has always made himself available and I can say with confidence that the service provided has been excellent.

The most important thing I like about Stewart and his team is that they treat us in a respectful way – I feel like a valued client. I continue to recommend Matthews Folbigg to my friends and colleagues.” 

Daniel Zammit,
Managing Director, Scientific Group of Companies

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