welcome to bradbrook lawyers

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

New Appointments

Brenda Druce - Associate Solicitor - Brenda will join us in late May early June and will work across all practice areas.  We are looking forward to working with Brenda and we will introduce you to her as soon as she settles in.

Model Domestic Violence Clause

On 26 March 2018 the Full Bench of the FWC ruled on a provisional basis that a model domestic violence clause should be inserted into Modern Awards via s119 of the Act.  The effect of this ruling is that employees affected by family and domestic violence will be entitled to take unpaid leave in response to the same without affecting their employment.  The clause is in the process of being drafted and the matter has been adjourned until 1 May 2018.  Further updates will be provided in due course.

Australia's First Landmark Conviction for Reckless Conduct under Model WHS Laws

On 26 February 2018 Australia's first landmark conviction for reckless conduct under Model WHS laws was published.  The company was convicted for failing to follow its own safety management plans which resulted in a workplace fatality.  The company was fined $900,000 for reckless conduct.  For more information see Stephen James Orr v Cudal Lime Products Pty Ltd; Stephen James Orr v Simon Shannon [2018] NSWDC 27 (26 February 2018).

Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme

From 22 February 2018 amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) require certain organisations and agencies to notify individuals affected by a data breach that is likely to result in serious harm to any individuals whose personal information is involved in the breach.  Notification to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner is also required.  For more information see here.