Long experience representing many of Australia's leading
employers has taught us that in employment litigation the identity
of an employee's representative (be it a solicitor, union,
industrial agent, etc.) is a major factor in how employee
Many representatives and firms in the employment market have a
well-worn modus operandi. As practitioners, the more clearly we can
identify and define the patterns, and develop tactics to anticipate
and overcome them, the better the outcome that we can achieve for
our client. For example, the tactics typically utilised by a
high volume, fixed-fee employee litigation firm (which we refer to
as "The Juggler") will be different from a firm that
seeks to put pressure on an employer by damaging the corporate
brand through the litigation process ("The
A good battle plan should consider game play of not only your
opponent, but also their representative. Assessing the state of
play early in the litigation may deliver invaluable insights into
how your opponent is likely to run.
Our firm has recently published a paper titled 'The Art of
Law' which explores the six most common litigation models and
how to deal with them.
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Long experience representing many of Australia's leading employers has taught us that in employment litigation the identity of an employee's representative is a major factor in how employee litigation runs.
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