Harmers Workplace Lawyers focuses on innovative, high quality problem solving and a preventive approach to law across all areas of employment and industrial law. We are perhaps unique in Australian employment practices in that, while having an emphasis on corporate Australia and its senior executives, the firm seeks to implement workplace fairness for all, and will represent employers, employees and their representative organisations as needed. Harmers has represented many of Australia’s leading corporations, senior executives and media personalities as well as having run some of Australia’s leading cases in employment and discrimination areas.
Harmers won the Australasian Law Awards “Employment Law Specialist Firm of the Year” 2015, 2016 & 2017; was seven times winner of the ALB Australasian Law Awards “Employment Specialist Firm of the Year”; and has won several global awards for “Employment/Industrial Law Firm of the Year – Australia” (2011 – 2017). The firm has also received a number awards for excellence in people management, including: the Legal Media Group Euromoney Australasian Women in Business Law Awards (“Best Firm in Sydney for Women in Business Law” 2012 – 2013 and “Best Firm for Work-Life Balance” in 2014); a “Workplace Excellence” Award from the Victorian government; an Award for “Innovative Contribution to HR” from the Australian Institute of Management; the Australian Human Resources Institute Award for “Excellence in People Management”; and has been ranked as high as the number 4 business in the country in the Work/Life Initiative in Australian Industry survey.