Take the guess work or uncertainty out of managing employees. We have the answers you are looking for. We assist employers of all sizes. From large local governments to businesses with only a small number of staff. We are accessible and understand that the nature of employment and IR issues can sometimes require an immediate response. We will be there to support you.
With over 19 years’ experience in advising employers, we have the depth of knowledge and expertise to resolve your issue in a timely and cost effective manner. We will answer your calls. We will respond to your emails. If we tell you something will be done, it will be done. What is more, we deliver our advice in plain English with clear recommendations. There is no sitting on the fence. You are paying for our advice and we will give it to you.
That you and your business are our priority. We will get you the right answer. We have a broad range of industry experience and you can take comfort from the fact that, although it is rare for 2 matters to ever be identical, it is very likely we have been there and done it before.
We offer a range of fixed fee arrangements for document preparation and representation up to conciliation stage. We understand that there is a natural hesitation for you to contact a lawyer to discuss your issue. However, we would much prefer for you to spend 30 minutes with us to get advice before you act, then for us to have to spend 30 hours trying to defend your claim.
With cutting edge practice management software, we can leverage the resources required to complete your matter. There is no matter too large or too small for us. In addition, as we only practice in employment law, we are a risk-free referral for other law firms who do not have an employment law practice within their firm. We will not accept instructions in any other area of law – no exceptions.
We are usually more than happy to come to your business (and no, unlike others, we will not charge you for the time taken to get there and back). We are a 100% locally owned firm and we are readily accessible to our clients. We actually prefer to meet with our clients on their turf in order to get a good understanding about their business which may assist us in the advice we provide. So long as your coffee is hot, our team are more than happy to sit with you to discuss your issue. Alternatively, you can always come and meet with us – we guarantee the coffee will be hot!!
“I have had the genuine pleasure of knowing Mark for approximately 15 years. I first met Mark in a professional capacity when he was enlisted to assist us with a Company policy project. His knowledge and expertise was exactly what we needed at that time and a professional bond was established and is only stronger today, some fifteen years later.
As Deputy General Manager – Executive Manager – Human Resources of one of the Gold Coast’s iconic buildings/businesses, we pride ourselves on our professional approach to both our customers and our employees. It is important to us that we have the best possible advice and guidance in any given situation where we need external expertise.
In dealing with employee issues, which at times can become very complicated and layered, a strong legal support is essential in assisting me get the best possible outcome for all concerned, and finding that balance is, at times, challenging. The service provided by Mark Bunch has given me the confidence that I have needed to resolve challenging situations. His support is first rate, the service style is professional and reassuring, and also just really friendly and easy to work with. The legal landscape in Industrial Relations is an area that, as a HR professional, I must keep abreast of. Mark offers the support to keep up in this area. As a professional manager on the Gold Coast, I am so pleased to know that I have the resources of BE Employment Law so close and so reliable.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Mark Bunch, in fact I have done just that on a number of occasions.”
Raelene Barry | Deputy General Manager – Executive Manager – Human Resources Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
“In today’s minefield of legislation surrounding employees, ignorance equals expensive mistakes. Mark Bunch has been the only Employment Law Specialist I have turned to in all matters for the past 5 years. Mark’s advice has ensured we have always acted fairly in those times when we have needed to move people out of roles, and workplace issues just had to be addressed, resulting in zero mediation or time consuming disputes.”
Adam Houlahan – Former General Manager One Group – Current CEO Web Traffic That Works