Stoddart Legal is a leading boutique law firm providing high quality legal services to clients in the healthcare industry across Australia.

We provide specialist expertise and tailored legal advice to individuals and companies in the healthcare, commercial, retail, property and small business sectors.

Our directors Steven Stoddart and Sarah Stoddart have over 50 years of combined legal experience. Our experience and extensive industry knowledge means that our clients are in safe hands.

Healthcare Law

We know healthcare. Our experience is extensive and wide ranging.

Commercial Law

We are on the business journey with our clients from start to finish.

Property Law

We help to reduce the stress and uncertainty of property law matters.

Employment Law

We provide employment law services to all stages of the employment relationship.


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…the tough get going – Termination of employment

…the tough get going – Termination of employment

Terminating an employee without first engaging in a performance management process and following best practice procedures exposes the employer to a risk of a claim for unfair dismissal and/or adverse action.

Performance management and warnings – When the going gets tough…

Performance management and warnings – When the going gets tough…

Performance managing employees is an important but complex and time consuming process. The risks to employers can be significant. There are a number of steps which employers can take to minimise the risks associated with performance management, issuing warnings and terminating an employee.