Practice Area Overview:
Pace & Associates Lawyers are dedicated to providing employees with expert and timely advice on all issues relating to their employment. We acknowledge that the prospect of losing your employment can be one of the most stressful times in life. Our Principal Lawyer, Nathan Pace is well-known for his employment law expertise and passionately representing employees across Victoria against their more powerful and better resourced employers.
In most legal disputes, the best service to a client is an early resolution. We can assist you in negotiating with your employer as an immediate attempt to resolve the issue, this will save you costs, prevent damage to your reputation and assist you in getting on with your life.
Our team have created a cost structure for employee related matters that is simple and clear with no surprises, which can be tailored to suit your needs.
If you are being performance managed or facing possible termination, contact Pace & Associates Lawyers before the dismissal occurs or your reputation is damaged.
We will provide you with expert advice on your grounds to make an unfair dismissal claim at the Fair Work Commission (FWC) and assist you in seeking reinstatement or compensation up to an amount equivalent to six months' pay.
Every person employed in Australia is entitled to a work environment that is free from discrimination. Pursuing a discrimination claim is multi-faceted and can be dealt with by several dispute resolution bodies. Contact Pace & Associates Lawyers to schedule an obligation free consultation.
If you are being bullied in the workplace, Pace & Associates Lawyers can provide legal advice and assistance to stop it and protect your health, ongoing employment rights and professional reputation.
Workplace harassment is unwanted behaviour that is likely to offend, humiliate or intimidate a person. At Pace & Associates Lawyers, we work with you every step of the way through the complaint process including liaising with the relevant body and your employer/harasser, so that you never feel alone.
If adverse action has been taken against you by your employer after you exercised or proposed to exercise a workplace right, Pace & Associates Lawyers can assess if you have a claim under the general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and assist you with filing a General Protections claim.
Are you being unnecessarily performance managed or facing disciplinary action at work? Don’t start looking for another job, Pace & Associates Lawyers can assist you by intervening early to prevent the matter escalating.