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Additional Support for Our Clients

We recognise that this is an uncertain time and the impacts of COVID-19 will be far-reaching, both in the short and long term. As part of our commitment to your health and wellbeing, we’ve compiled a list of resources that may help you navigate through this trying time.

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  • To help keep you informed

    We’ve compiled a list of trusted sources to help you keep on top of the latest developments.

  • If you’re having financial difficulty

    A sudden change in your financial situation can be an added stress during this time, but there are resources you can call upon to assist.

  • If you’re feeling stressed or anxious

    It’s normal to feel anxiety during such uncertainty and change. That’s why it’s important to reach out if you need assistance.

  • Free social work services

    We know your legal needs are only part of a greater struggle. That’s why we were the first law firm in Australia to offer free social work services to its clients.

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Our class actions

Sometimes to win, you need to act as a group. Whether it be a corporate wrongdoing, a defective product, or an immigration detention case - our Class Action lawyers have the know-how, experience and passion to provide accurate and timely advice.

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Union Foreground

Dedicated to defending workers' rights

As one of Australia's leading trade union and labour movement law firms, we have a proud history of partnering with trade unions to defend workers' rights. Additionally, as a union member - you may be entitled to discounted access to legal services.

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Slater and Gordon in the community

We're built on social justice values, so it’s no surprise that giving back to the community is such a huge focus for us. With offices all around Australia, we're able to build strong relationships in our local communities.

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Latest blog posts

Employment Law
Starting a new job? What to look for in an employment contract

Starting a new job is an exciting time, whether it’s your first one or you’re moving on to greener pastures there’s a lot to consider – like how will you celebrate?! What will you wear on your first day? And what’s the commute going to be like? But before you start planning whether you’ll bike or train to work, you’ll need to review and sign your employment contract. This part can often feel daunting for new workers, but don’t worry – here’s a handy guide for what to look out for in an employment contract. This one might seem obvious, but it’s important – so worth mentioning first. It’s vital to ensure that the details contained in your employment contract...

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Compensation Law
A work injury can affect you more than just physically

Work is an integral part of the daily lives for many of us, and when we go into work each day we fully expect to then return home without incident. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case, as according to WorkSafe Victoria 27,925 new workplace injury claims were received last year*. Sadly, despite improved work health and safety practices, workplace injuries can still happen. Many people who’ve gone through a workplace accident, injury or illness have often noted how it turned their lives upside down, often leading to feelings of distress emotionally, physically or financially. Slater and Gordon National Manager of Social Work Services, Olga Gountras explains “nobody goes to work...

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Motor Vehicle Accidents
Do I need to sue the driver to get compensation for my road injury?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation benefits, which are designed to be a financial safety net to help with your expenses while you get back to health and move forward with your life. Getting medical help early if you’ve been injured gives you a better chance of making a full recovery. But the reality is that costs can often mount up quickly if you’ve been injured, especially if you’re not working and need ongoing medical treatment. Compensation benefits like payments for your medical costs and income support payments can help lessen these financial burdens, so you can focus on your recovery. But many people are often hesitant to make a...

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