Norman Waterhouse has one of the largest teams of employment law and Work Health and Safety (WHS) experts in South Australia.
We have been one of South Australia’s pre-eminent employment and WHS law practices for well over three decades. A number of our practitioners continue to be listed as Leading Employment Lawyers and Leading Workplace Health and Safety Lawyers in Doyle’s Guide.
Our team has a breadth of experience to represent our clients in litigious and non-litigious matters, and provide clients with practical advice on their legislative, industrial, and contractual rights and obligations.
We have acted and continue to act for a majority of metropolitan and regional Councils and their subsidiaries. Our knowledge base includes advising on the Fair Work Act 1994 (SA), Return to Work Act 2014 (SA), the Local Government Employees Award, the South Australian Municipal Salaried Officers Award, all other South Australian public sector and private sector Awards, enterprise agreements, other legislative and industrial instruments.
Our understanding and ability to manage complex employment and WHS matters reflects our many years of experience. Our expertise ranges across different sectors and industries, and we provide personalised services to each of our clients.
We understand that our clients require timely responses as well as practical solutions. We establish strong lasting relationships with our clients and have a thorough understanding of their organisation so that our advice fits within their legal, commercial and strategic objectives.
In addition to this, the Norman Waterhouse Employment & Safety team also regularly delivers training workshops and seminars to inform and educate CEOs, executives, HR professionals and staff, in order to reduce legal risks and workplace disputes. We are the provider of choice for training on employment and governance-related matters delivered to the local government industry in South Australia. We regularly deliver specialised training workshops on a variety of topics, such as, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (SA), performance management, workplace bullying and harassment, and work health and safety, just to name a few.