Post-Employment Restraints within employment contracts are often an afterthought for employees starting a new job. Future you will thank you when you get a lawyer to review your contract before signing the dotted line.

Post-Employment Restraint clauses have become commonplace in many employment contracts and set out conditions that become active upon termination of employment. Antunes Lawyers can make sure that restraint clauses are fair for all parties.

Generally, restraint clauses exist to protect the best interests of the business. This includes protecting confidential information and trade secrets and limiting the employee’s future employment with a competitor for a particular period after they leave the original business, or ability of an employee to establish a competing company and soliciting clients, customers and staff of the business.

Before you agree to the restraints of an employment document, our lawyers can make sure that the wording of the document is fair to not just the business but to you as well.  If you breach the terms of a restraint clause, employers can enforce the restraints within reasonable circumstances and seek damages, account of profits, or equitable compensation.

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When issues occur in the workplace, a knowledgeable and compassionate lawyer can make all the difference.  

Your workplace can often become a second home, and feeling safe, appreciated, and respected in that environment can make all the difference in your daily quality of life. When issues in the workplace happen, things can quickly escalate and become difficult to manage on your own.

Our lawyers can lend their expertise and address workplace and employment-related issues before they become a bigger, and more expensive problem. Our team has extensive knowledge and experience dealing with all aspects of Employment and Workplace Relations. 

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