Our Services

We provide a wide range of services to our clients including:

  • Development and implementation of enterprise and employment agreements;
  • On-site representation and negotiation when dealing with unions or other employee groups;
  • Dealing directly with unions (including on the ground assistance during periods of industrial action);
  • Dealing with government agencies (including the Fair Work Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission);
  • Advocacy in industrial relations forums or tribunals, including the WA Industrial Relations Commission;
  • Development and implementation of industrial relations strategies;
  • Identifying and assisting employers to comply with the various obligations arising from Awards and other industrial instruments;
  • Establishing performance based pay systems that comply with all relevant requirements;
  • Ongoing advice and assistance;
  • Training employees in industrial relations and workplace issues; and
  • Dispute resolution.

  • Because we are committed to providing comprehensive and cohesive services to our clients, Heelan and Co has a close relationship with our sister law firm (WA Workplace Law Pty Ltd), enabling us to quickly obtain legal advice for our clients where necessary. We also maintain direct working relationships with many industrial law professionals, including Senior Legal Counsel.

    Our services are intended to assist employers from an Industrial Relations perspective, covering all aspects of the employment relationship from recruitment through to termination and future risk mitigation.