Jonathan Mamaril
  • Queensland
  • Australia

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Jonathan advises clients on all aspects of Employment Law, including enterprise agreements, collective bargaining and interpretation of Modern Awards. He has represented clients in unfair dismissal, general protections and discrimination matters—from the conciliation conference stage, through to arbitration in the Fair Work Commission.

Jonathan also navigates his clients through complex Workplace Health and Safety legislation, providing them with practical solutions and workplace policies to ensure they abide by their various statutory Employment Law obligations. He has a wealth of experience in advising on restructures, redundancies and performance management, as well as extensive knowledge in matters involving restraint of trade, drafting and reviewing employment contracts and advising on contractor arrangements. Jonathan is particularly interested in Employment Law issues that concern decision makers and human resource practitioners, and he prides himself on providing practical legal advice that aligns with the strategic objectives of his clients.

Before joining NB Lawyers, Jonathan worked for a Trade Union as an Industrial Officer, where he gained experience advising union members on termination of employment and workplace bullying issues. He also worked at a mid-tier Brisbane-based law firm, where he advised several small- to medium-sized businesses and not-for-profit organisations in all aspects of Employment Law.
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What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Employment Law, Enterprise Agreements, Workplace Bullying, Employment Contracts, Contractor Agreements, Discrimination, Unfair Dismissal, General Protections and Restraint of Trade
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Open networking, Referrals between friends, Very targeted/niche, Invitation only

Jonathan Mamaril's Blog

Baby plans, pregnancy and the workplace – do employers have a right to know?

Posted on September 7, 2017 at 12:32 0 Comments

It is a question that has been up for public debate since Jacinda Ardern, the recently elected Labour Party leader in New Zealand, had to deal with controversy hours into her new job after radio show announcer Mark Richardson said New Zealanders had a right to know whether there was a possibility their potential prime minister might take maternity leave.

While on air Mr Richardson said, “If you are the employer of a company you need to know that type of thing from the woman you…


Why more employees are filing General Protections claims

Posted on May 25, 2017 at 21:02 0 Comments

Over the last six months we have seen a significant rise in General Protections claims made against employers, with business owners and managers needing to defend themselves and their company against claims of sham arrangements, adverse action and discrimination. Many of these claims are being made even while employees are involved in a show cause or performance management process.

To help you protect your employment brand and mitigate risk and liability, here is what you need to know…


Could your employee’s redundancy be made legally redundant?

Posted on February 14, 2017 at 10:52 0 Comments

With change becoming the new constant in business, owners and managers can face the difficult decision of making staff redundant to ensure their survival. 

But how do you make sure you do it in an ethical, strategic and legal way that won’t make your redundancies redundant? Here is a step-by-step guide to doing it the right way.

Base redundancies on position not person

A genuine redundancy is when you no longer need an…


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