Your Law Firm can help you with any of your disputes, from employment, to consumer, neighbourhood to professional negligence. Our lawyers have expertise in a wide range of disputes which you may be experiencing.
Disputes in the workplace can become difficult and unpleasant. The lawyers at Your Law Firm take a positive approach to make the process comfortable for you.
A dispute in the workplace be a breach of employment contract, negotiation of the terms in an employment contract or bullying. An employment contract can be formed orally and/ or in writing. This means that offers made to you verbally may be as valid as those contained in a written contract and can be supported. A breach of contract occurs when an employer fails to keep to the terms of an employment contract. When such breach occurs, an employee may be entitled to sue for the damage suffered as a result of the breach.
Negotiating the terms of a new employment contract is vital. It is important to be fully aware and fully understand the terms and conditions of your employment contract; that’s where Your Law Firm can help. Our lawyers provide strategic legal advice and assist you in the negotiation of a new employment contract.
Anyone can be subjected to bullying in the workplace. Bullying occurs when an individual or group continually behaves unreasonably towards an employee. This type of behaviour creates a risk to the health and safety of the employee. If you are being bullied, we can help you put a stop to it. Contact us to find out how we can help.
Consumer affairs is regulated via the national body, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The Australian Consumer Law provides protection in many cases such as against misleading and deceptive conduct and misrepresentation. If you have been sold a product or service that does not do what you were promised via a sales representative or via advertising, you may have avenues to seek compensation.
If you are a consumer seeking legal advice, please contact Your Law Firm today.
Disputes can sometimes arise over the performance or interpretation of a contract. Disputes like this can become long-drawn-out and costly for all parties involved. It is beneficial to you to receive honest and practical advice sooner rather than later.
The Solicitors at Your Law Firm can provide advice with regards to written and verbal contracts, specifically their terms and your obligations and rights under them. When your situation becomes clear we can decide the best option that is most beneficial, whether that be litigation or alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation. We understand the importance of resolving disputes quickly and in a cost-effective way which is what we aim to do at Your Law Firm.
Neighbourhood disputes can encompass a broad area of activity. Perhaps the most common and easily recognised legal issues that may arise between neighbours involve trespass, conflict over boundaries that separate lots, overhanging trees and a dog or cat that that enters your land without permission.
If you are involved in a neighbourhood dispute there might be several legal issues that need to be considered prior to deciding what steps can be taken to secure your rights. Our lawyers have the necessary skills required to guide you in your neighbourhood dispute.
Property disputes vary and obtaining legal advice from a property lawyer who has experience across a wide range of property cases is important.
Claims that can occur in property law disputes can include:
• Wills, Probate, and Codicils
If you require assistance with a property dispute matter you can contact Your Law Firm and make an appointment to see one of our experienced lawyers today.
Professionals such as engineers, accountants and lawyers have a legal duty to do their jobs correctly and are to follow the standard required by the law. As a result of not following the standards their clients may suffer significant financial loss.
If you have lost money due to poor advice provided by a professional, you may be entitled to compensation via a negligence claim. Contact Your Law Firm to receive an honest opinion.
An unresolved building dispute can cause delays and can incur significant costs. That is where Your Law Firm can help.
We acknowledge strict time limits and the impact caused when a matter isn’t dealt with in a timely and efficient manner.
If you are left to deal with the consequences of defective building work or incomplete building works you may be entitled to a reimbursement. Our building and construction lawyers have experience in this area and can provide you with advice and explore necessary avenues to resolve the matter.
The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) is an informal court that listens to civil and administrative legal cases in the State of Victoria.
Case types that are heard at VCAT include:
• Renting a home
• Owners Corporation
• Health and Privacy
• Guardianship and Administration
• Land Valuation
• Co-owned Land and Goods
• Powers of Attorney
• Building and Construction
• Disability Act
• Planning and Environment
• Review and Regulation
• Equal Opportunity
• Legal Practice
• Mental Health
• Unreasonable flow of water between properties
• Goods and Services
• Retail and Commercial Leases
Your Law Firm can assist you in making an application to VCAT if required. If you believe you have a matter that can be heard at VCAT our lawyers can assist you. Contact Your Law Firm today for further assistance.