Lawyers for Employers
Aitken Legal is a specialist Employment Law Firm – we only practice employment law and work only with Employers.
We help Employers meet their workplace obligations and minimise their risk when managing employees.
Don’t make protecting your business a costly afterthought – talk to one of our experienced employment lawyers.
Aitken Legal has provided probono advice on workplace law matters to Wishlist for more than ten years. Lisa and her team have prepared and updated employment contracts for our staff and advised on workplace policy on a regular basis. It’s fair to say that this support has saved our charity a great deal of time and money, […]
Aitken Legal have been providing employment law services to Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN for over 6 years. We find Lisa and the team to conduct themselves with integrity, honesty and professionalism and demonstrate a high level of understanding and strong experience in employment law. […]
Islamic College of Brisbane have engaged with Angela Engel and her team at Aitken Legal over the years on employment legal advice. They have demonstrated their commitment in providing the legal services as well as work within the framework […]
We have had a working relationship with Aitken Legal since 2018.
During this time, Angela Engel has successfully assisted us with employment relations matters and claims before the Fair Work Commission. Ms Engel’s knowledge of and experience in Employment Law has resulted in positive outcomes for our organisation. […]
With over 200 staff in multiple locations, the challenges we face in handling people are many, varied and often complicated. Aitken Legal have been instrumental in helping us find direction and clarity when faced with staff challenges. They are professional, […]
Lisa and the team at Aitken Legal have been an incredible support to our business over the last 5 years. The time you need to engage an employment lawyer is always stressful and emotive. I have always found the team at Aitken Legal to be empathetic […]
We have been working with the team at Aitken Legal since 2014 on a number of employment law issues. I have found their sound advice to be measured and always timely. As well as being ethical, the team is proactive and provides practical solutions […]
We have used Aitken Legal for almost 10 years now and whether it is just to bounce some ideas off or to use their skills to the fullest, they have a friendly and approachable manner which sets you at ease through the process. […]
Working with Angela and the Aitken Legal team has been vital for a growing organisation like ours. As we expand out from our small business roots into a medium-sized organisation, our team has found her supportive and timely advice to be invaluable. […]
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The Fair Work Commission has extended the entitlement to unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave at half pay until 30 September 2020 in the: Fast Food Award Hair and Beauty Award Retail Award Storage Services Award. This means that Schedule X (which provides these entitlements) which was due to expire on 31 July 2020 will […]
The Fair Work Commission has revisited its previous decision not to grant paid pandemic leave for health services awards due to ‘recent developments in the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in Victoria’. The Commission has now decided there is justification for at least three health services awards to be varied, by inserting a Schedule […]
JobKeeper to be extended by six months – changes apply The JobKeeper Payment is currently due to finish on 27 September 2020, however the Federal Government has announced today the subsidy scheme will remain available for eligible businesses (including the self-employed) and not-for profits until 28 March 2021. The JobKeeper Payment will become two-tiered and […]
The District Court of Queensland has recently handed down its first conviction for an offence under the industrial manslaughter provisions introduced in the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld) (“the Act”) in October 2017. Brisbane Auto Recycling Pty Ltd and its two directors, Asadullah Hussaini and Mohammad Ali Jan Karimi were charged with the […]