We help individuals including high income earners and executive suite employees, managers of national and multinational companies, and independent contractors to resolve workplace relations matters.
We understand that business owners and HR managers need access to qualified legal support and representation when dealing with workplace relations issues.
We advise and represent individuals and organisations involved in royal commissions and inquiries. Our experience includes representing clients in the Trade Union Royal Commission of 2014/2015 and Banking and Finance Royal Commission of 2018.
We apply a well-considered and strategic 4-Step Framework that provides our clients with clarity, support and highly specialised representation to achieve resolutions without lengthy litigation.
Located in Sydney’s CBD, Michael Doherty Legal offers the expertise and high-level advice of a top tier legal firm in the more intimate and cost-effective setting of a boutique firm. Our team is lead by Michael Doherty and comprises specialised paralegals, solicitors, barristers and support staff. As required, our team extends to include a trusted network of specialist accountants, crisis management PR / media managers and other professionals.
We form genuine partnerships with our clients. We cut through the red tape and high fees of larger firms to create closer working relationships with our clients as we strive for better, faster outcomes. This method has proven successful as numerous significant cases have settled out of court allowing our clients to move on with their lives, both financially and personally.
Yes. With over 17 years of experience, we have a wealth of knowledge that enables us to quickly identify the key components of employment contracts and provide clients with top quality expert advice to ensure that the contract contains the best possible terms for the client’s circumstances.
Yes. We have an intimate knowledge of the ever changing law surrounding post-employment restraints. We provide frank and timely advice to clients to help them understand their rights and avoid the traps and pitfalls of moving to the next phase of their career.
Yes. With our extensive experience and knowledge, we are able to provide fast no nonsense advice and steer you though the investigative process to obtain the best outcome for your circumstances. Our boutique nature allows us to respond very quickly to events that unfold to ensure you have peace of mind.
Yes, you are in safe hands with Michael Doherty Legal. We have significant experience in this discrete area of the law having represented individuals and organisations in two Royal Commissions and over 10 inquiries. Most notably, Michael represented clients in two of the most significant royal commissions of recent times; the 2014/15 Trade Union Royal Commission and the 2018 Banking and Financial Royal Commission and numerous ICAC inquiries over the years. We partner with a range of professionals to provide clients with the best possible outcomes.
At Michael Doherty Legal we are employment law and workplace relations specialists. We offer a fixed fee for an initial consultation for talking through issues and outlining your rights and options. Due to the boutique nature of our firm, thereafter, we offer unique fixed fee arrangements for certain matters such as provision of legal advice or certain types of litigation. Please contact us to find out more.