Navigating the complexities of employment law is crucial for any organisation. Our team provides expert legal advice for employers across a range of sectors, particularly highly regulated industries. The types of services we offer in to support organisations with workplace compliance and strategy include:

  • minimum terms and conditions of employment
  • employment contracts, contractor agreements and workplace policies
  • performance, conduct, discipline and termination
  • restructuring and redundancy
  • sexual harrassment, bullying and discrimination
  • workplace surveillance, privacy and record-keeping
  • whistleblowers, modern slavery and workplace gender equality
  • transfer of business and transfer of employment.
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Stephen Schoninger

Position: Partner - Head of Employment & Workplace
Email: stephen.schoninger@avantlaw.com.au
Contact Number: 0407 947 998

Stephen leads the employment and workplace law practice at Avant Law, based in Sydney.

‍Stephen has over 20 years’ experience practising exclusively in employment, industrial relations and discrimination laws. Stephen is called on for his ability to plainly advise on and pragmatically apply legal principles to manage and resolve complex issues arising in the workplace.

‍Stephen advises employers and employees in the private and public sectors on all areas of workplace law and is an experienced litigator of work-related claims. Stephen also conducts workplace investigations and delivers workplace compliance training. He regularly presents seminars on topical employment and workplace law issues.

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