Workplace and employment disputes

Workplace and employment disputes

It’s not just your job or your business, this is your livelihood and investment. When there is a dispute about employment in the workplace, you want to ensure you are protected and that’s where powerful litigation makes a difference.

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Do you need an employment lawyer?

Employment is generally the most significant factor in relation to a person’s finances and standard of living. It is also one of the most expensive parts of running a business. No-one ever wants to find themselves in a position where they need an employment lawyer.

If an employment dispute arises it can be an emotional and financially stressful situation with significant awards for damages involved. You will likely need a good lawyer to represent you and your best interests.

At Gibbs Wright, our employment lawyers are experienced in handling all types of employment matters, from unfair dismissal and discrimination through to appeals for public sector employees and contract disputes.

We believe in fighting for what’s right, because you shouldn’t have to.

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What our clients say

…turned our crazy situation into positive new beginnings… We would highly recommend their services to anyone who is in need of professional property lawyers who have your best interests at heart. Thank you Mitchell and Melany!

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During the first phone call with Spencer I knew immediately that I was in competent hands. Spencer and his troops moved into position akin to military action… I would strongly recommend contacting Gibbs Wright Litigation Lawyers…

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Who we can help

Employment disputes can be extremely difficult to navigate, regardless of whether you’re bringing about a claim or defending one.

Our employment lawyers at Gibbs Wright can work with both employers and employees, and we offer a range of services including advice, representation, mediation and negotiation to reach the desired outcome for our clients.

Find out more about how we can help you here:

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How we can help

While we predominantly represent employers and employees in Queensland, our employment dispute services are vast and varied and available throughout Australia. We can help you with:


If you need to mediate a dispute or require assistance with the negotiation of any matter concerning a dispute between an employer and an employee (including a matter that is not listed above), we can help.

We deal with a wide range of employment matters and have experience representing our clients in most aspects of employment law.

General advice

If you are seeking advice regarding an employment-related matter, including advice regarding a potential claim you may have against an employer or employee or defending same, your prospects of success, or any other matter relating to your situation, we are here to help.

We have extensive experience dealing with most forms of employment matters and can provide you with competent advice regarding any aspect of your employment issue.

Representation at tribunals and court

We may be able to represent you in conciliation conferences, application hearings and trials (sometimes subject to approval) in the:

  • Fair Work Commission (FWC);
  • Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC);
  • Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT);
  • Queensland Courts; and
  • Federal Courts.

Contact us about your employment matter today. We can assist you with determining the recommended next steps regarding your matter, including whether you want us to assist you in preparing for an upcoming matter or if you want representation.

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Why us

Why choose Gibbs Wright Litigation Lawyers

At Gibbs Wright, our employment lawyers have extensive experience in handling employment matters. It doesn’t matter who you work for or what you do, our team has the necessary knowledge and skills to help you.

  • Commercially viable outcomes
  • Dedicated litigation firm
  • Outstanding client satisfaction
  • High success rate
  • Direct contact with your lawyer
  • Brisbane-based litigation team

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New bookings are complimentary for a limited time and are subject to approval.

  • Confidential discussion with a litigation lawyer
  • Limited review of relevant materials
  • Meet via Zoom or by phone

*Complimentary consultations are reserved for disputes over $250,000 and are subject to approval.