Employment Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Disputes and Litigation Law, Franchising, Family Law, Consumer Law
Emma is a Practice Group Leader who heads LegalVision’s Franchising and Disputes Team. She has over 13 years’ legal experience, including acting on a number of large franchise disputes in the Federal Court. Emma is an experienced litigator with expertise in contractual disputes and consumer law disputes. She draws on her litigation background to guide dispute resolution processes and aims to obtain commercial resolutions for her clients without the need for court intervention.In the employment sphere, Emma and her team can assist with contract drafting, advices on all employment related issues, and acting in relation to employment disputes, including in unfair dismissal or court proceedings.
Employment contracts, Employment disputes, Workplace bullying and harassment, Criminal Law, Disputes resolution, Litigation
Jim Rutherford is a Principal Lawyer of Harwood Andrews. His practice focuses on the prevention and resolution of disputes faced by his clients. Jim is accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as a specialist in workplace relations law and he heads our workplace relations team. Jim practised as a barrister before joining Harwood Andrews. Jim’s approach is to listen to clients, work with his clients to determine the right solution to resolve the dispute and then apply his significant dispute resolution experience to achieve a desired outcome. Jim is respected for his knowledge and expertise regarding workplace relations issues and regularly presents to employer groups and human resources managers on employment and industrial relations matters.
Employment Law, Workplace policies and manuals, Litigation, Contractor agreements, Award and enterprise agreement interpretation, Disputes
Amy is an industrial relations and employment lawyer who joined the Commercial Litigation team at Tisher Liner FC in 2020. Prior to this Amy worked as a Senior Associate at a mid-tier law firm.She has worked with a variety of clients, including employers and employees, on a wide range of employment matters. She advises employers on matters such as compliance with workplace legislation, privacy obligations, employment and contractor agreements, award and enterprise agreement interpretation and disputes, employee entitlements and commercial proceedings related to workplace law. In addition to this, Amy also drafts employment contracts and workplace policies and manuals, and assists employers to manage performance issues in the workplace, terminations and redundancies, as well as assisting in the conduct of investigations into claims of discrimination, harassment, and bullying.