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To stay competitive, and attract and retain a top workforce, employers need to keep ahead not only of the changes to laws, but to wider trends, such as the trend towards remote work and flexible arrangements, growth of the gig economy, the way technology is transforming the workplace, the growing skills gap, and ESG in the workforce, through to human rights, diversity and inclusion.

Our long-standing clients come to us for day-to-day HR queries through to complicated issues which involve serious risks to reputation, workplace restructuring and industrial relations. Our employment group have advised and collaborated with many leading businesses on numerous contentious, transactional and advisory matters. We recognise that to succeed in a complex and fast-moving commercial climate, a law firm that understands the employment needs of your business is paramount.


Business Insight

Psychosocial and Psychological Risks in the Workplace Report

Our report identifies eight findings on how businesses manage psychosocial risks, highlighting the significant scope for organisations to seek effective ways to manage the issue.

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Global team

Our global employment team delivers incisive legal advice and pragmatic solutions to multinational and local clients on all aspects of employment law.


End to end service

We advise on all legal, strategic and practical issues arising out of the employment or engagement of employees, workers, directors, consultants and contractors, from their recruitment to retirement.

Workplace training

Sharing our knowledge with your team.

How we can help

  • Employment Advisory and Compliance

    We can help you understand if you are meeting the employment obligations for the locations where you operate.

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  • Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations

    To achieve your corporate objectives in a flexible, productive and cost-effective way, you need a labour relations strategy that identifies and mitigates the risks and obstacles.

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  • Employment Litigation and Investigations

    Regardless of whether you have the best workplace and good practices, policies and procedures in place, disputes will still arise.

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  • Work Health & Safety and Crisis Management

    Workplace health and safety is critical to the success and morale of everyone in the workplace, including workers, customers, visitors and suppliers.

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  • Executive Remuneration and Mobility

    Multinational companies are often confronted with a variety of challenging HR issues and need to navigate the legal and regulatory issues in various jurisdictions regarding executive remuneration and mobility.

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  • Corporate Transactions and Restructurings

    A tough trading environment or the need to focus on cost-effectiveness can lead you to review the size and structure of your workforce.

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  • Workplace Training

    Businesses are increasingly focused on upskilling their people to recognise and respond to potential legal issues.

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  • Harassment and Bullying

    The implementation of culturally sensitive programmes, policies and training that not only comply with the relevant laws and regulations, but also fit your workplace culture and commercial objectives are crucial.

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    Ashurst grows Perth office with hiring of Restructuring and Investigations partners

    13 Jun 2024

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    Ashurst advises Commerzbank AG on the acquisition of 74.9% of the shares in Aquila Capital Investmentgesellschaft GmbH

    18 Jan 2024

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