AFEI Legal

AFEI Legal Pty Ltd provides legal services to employers on a broad range of employment and industrial law matters. AFEI Legal is a separate incorporated legal practice and an affiliate of AFEI.

AFEI Legal services are for AFEI members and non-members, but only for employers.

For AFEI members, AFEI Legal is an additional benefit to the subscription services with exclusive discounted rates that are highly competitive when compared to the rates offered by other law firms

AFEI Legal provides a broad range of employment law services exclusively to employers, with experience in areas such as:

  • Legal representation
  • Legal advice
  • Contracts of employment and workplace policies
  • Disputes with employees
  • Fair Work compliance (including wage audits)
  • Termination of employment
  • Supply chain obligations
  • Bullying complaints
  • Workplace investigations
  • Unfair dismissal and General protections claims
  • Redundancy and transfer of business requirements
  • Independent contracting
  • Interpretation of employment contracts, awards, and enterprise agreements
  • Work, health and safety laws
  • On-site training for legal requirements and risk management

John Stanton
Legal Director 
BEc, LLB, MLM

Liza Isho
Senior Associate
BBus, LLB

Paula Thomson
Senior Associate
BBus, LLB

Jessica McDonald
Solicitor
BEc, JD

Kieran Jack
Solicitor
BA, LLB

Nicola Shaw
Solicitor
BBus, JD

Aaron Jones-Valledor
Solicitor
BBus, LLB

Victor Lin
Solicitor
LLB

Stephanie Hunt
Solicitor
BCM, LLB

AFEI Legal has experience across varied employers and industries providing a broad range of employment law services:

Early childhood education: Assisted the Management Committee of a Childcare Centre with handling misconduct and performance issues of the Centre Director.

Accounting practice: Successfully represented the employer in a Federal Circuit Court general protections claim.

Broadcasting industry: Drafted executive employment contracts for an employer in the broadcasting industry.

Charitable sector: Conducted workplace investigations for a not-for-profit employer in response to internal and external complaints of bullying and misconduct.

Acted for the employer in Fair Work Commission unfair dismissal proceedings, results included successful production orders and dismissal of the employee’s application.

Processing plant: Designed and implemented a training program addressing workplace relations obligations and employee entitlements for managers and supervisors.

Labour hire: Provided legal advice on the interpretation of modern award terms affecting payments to employees.

Online retail industry: Advised the employer on employment law ramifications when outsourcing, including drafting consultation documents and letters for affected employees.

PCBU: Legal representation of the PCBU for WHS proceedings in the District Court, as well as assistance in development of WHS policies and procedures.

To contact AFEI Legal, please call 02 8088 4999, email admin@afei.org.au, or fill in the form below and we will contact you.