Employment & Industrial Relations

Hillhouse are experienced in helping employers with positive employee relations, while protecting employees from unfair dismissal, bullying and harassment. Adding value and protections within your business, we regularly draft policies, procedures and employment contracts, through to supplying strategic advice regarding the workplace and your role. We apply positive and efficient legal solutions, reducing the risk and conflict that can arise in this area of law.


  • Workplace disputes and litigation
  • Employment agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing policies and procedures
  • Termination of employment
  • Modern award advice and compliance
  • Post-employment restraints
  • Unfair dismissal and adverse action claims
  • Disciplinary action and performance management
  • Harassment, bullying and discrimination litigation
  • Risk management

Downloadour Capability Statement for more information about our expertise in Employment & Industrial Relations.

I have used the team at Hillhouse over the past seven or so years in my role as general manager of two large businesses that have employed hundreds of people respectively. The team at Hillhouse are approachable and commercial and have always provided me with prompt, efficient and effective advice on dealing with a wide array of employment issues. Their advice is tailored, practical and clear and we feel we have a strong legal partner that helps us achieve our greater business goals and contributes to its success.

~ Shane Dwyer, Financial Controller and Commercial Manager, Grand Prix Automotive Group ~