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Resolving workplace disputes

Many workers have access to formal dispute resolution procedures in their workplace. Turner Freeman can provide clear, confidential advice to ensure that you are in the best position possible.

At Turner Freeman, we serve our client’s interests in relation to their employment by providing clear advice on the best course of action to deal with any specific problem. Often this advice will be against the immediate commencement of legal proceedings, or even formal representation in the dispute by lawyers.

Settlement process

Instead we will often look to internal conflict resolution processes and grievance procedures, as well as dispute settlement processes under awards and agreements. Where possible, it is important that a workplace problem does not inevitably lead to the end of the employment. Sensible advice will often not be to commence legal proceedings.

These commercial dispute settlement procedures are sometimes required before legal steps can be taken.

Turner Freeman is able to provide discrete pragmatic advice throughout the conduct of dispute procedures. This advice can include defending allegations of misconduct so as to avoid the possibility of termination, or assisting in finding sensible outcomes to clashes between work colleagues.

Contact us

Call (08) 9325 0900 to speak with our dispute resolution lawyer Timothy Kucera in Western Australia or get in touch with us via our online enquiry form. Alternatively, come and visit us in our Perth CBD office.

Dispute Resolution Lawyers in WA

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Meet our employment law specialist

Our employment law specialist

Timothy Kucera is a Lawyer at Turner Freeman’s WA office with extensive experience in employment and industrial law.

Admitted as a lawyer in 1999, Tim has been working for trade unions and workers in the manufacturing, food construction, mining and transport industries for over 20 years.

His expertise include all aspects of employment law and industrial law. Tim worked for the AMWU, CFMEU as well as other WA unions during his career.

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