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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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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

Compensation Law
New review option for unreasonable WorkCover insurer decisions

Injured workers now have the option for WorkSafe to review questionable insurer decisions before taking their dispute to court if it has not been overturned at Conciliation. WorkSafe Victoria has launched the Workers Compensation Independent Review Service, to provide another avenue for injured workers to have their workers’ compensation claim decisions reviewed by WorkSafe. Reviews will be carried out by a new team at WorkSafe, separate from the insurers. They will instruct the insurer to change the decision if it isn’t found to be sustainable. The new service was created in response to the Victorian Ombudsman’s report released last year, following multiple investigations into the...

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Superannuation and Insurance
Accessing your super early may cause you to lose insurance benefits

With so many people doing it tough following the bushfires, there has been some debate around whether people who’ve lost their homes should be able to access their superannuation early. It is hard to see the point of holding onto thousands in savings in your superannuation fund, if you can’t feed your children, provide accommodation or send them back to school with the books, stationery, uniforms and other resources they will need. It’s worth understanding the consequences of draining your super account to invest in something as significant as rebuilding your life now. Doing this could cause you to lose all insurance benefits available to you via your super membership. This is the...

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Featured
What's in a name: the story behind Slater and Gordon

While Slater and Gordon has had many partners and illustrious alumni who have walked it’s corridors throughout its 85 years, Bill Slater’s and Hugh Gordon’s passion for ensuring access to justice for those who would not otherwise have a voice has continued to shape the firm. That passion lives on in Slater and Gordon’s name, it’s values, and most importantly, its people. William (Bill) Slater knew he wanted to practise law when he was ten years old. It was around the turn of the 20th century and Bill was standing in a Melbourne court after the police had caught him and some of his mates skinny-dipping in the Yarra River on a hot summer’s day. After being marched from the...

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