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Bradbrook Lawyers is an Adelaide based law firm providing specialist advice in the areas of Workplace Relations and Employment & Safety. We assist our clients to understand their legal risks and provide practical advice which enables them to minimise their legal exposure. We truly believe being proactive about risk is the only way to effectively and efficiently execute smarter business strategies.

In 2017 and 2018 Jodie was recognised in the Doyles Guide as one of Adelaide’s leading Employment and WHS lawyers.

The Law Society of South Australia - Gold Alliance Firm The Law Society of South Australia Member

Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation.

latest news

Federal Court Converts Casuals to Permanent

On 16 August 2018 the Full Court of the Federal Court handed down a decision which is likely to impact the employment of casual employees in the future.  The decision sets out the basis upon which an employee is able to argue that the true nature of their employment is permanent and not casual – despite the way in which they have been engaged or paid.  As a result of this decision Employers should review current arrangements with casual employees to determine whether any fall within the category of workers that should be converted to casual.  Any one requiring assistance with this task should contact us for further information.  The decision can be found at [2018] - FCAFC 131


Unpaid Family & Domestic Violence Leave

From 1 August 2018, modern awards will be varied to give employees access to 5 days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave each year.  This entitlement applies to all employees (including casuals) who are covered by an industry or occupation based award. For further information click here.

New Appointments

Raine Bradbrook - Administrative Assistant - Raine commenced with us in July 2018 as a full time Administrative Assistant. She has a broad customer service background and brings these skills to the Firm.

Combining Whole Person Impairments – Return to Work Act (SA)

The Full Court of the Supreme Court of South Australia delivered its Judgment in the matter of Return to Work Corporation of South Australia v Preedy [2018] SASCFC 55 on 15 June 2018.
The Judgment is attached

Our Analysis of the Judgment is attached.