Has Your Role Been Made Redundant?

Made Redundant

Has your role been made redundant? It pays to get advice on the calculations contained in your termination statement upon a genuine redundancy, as you may be entitled to more than you think! The laws are different in each State, but in NSW your LSL entitlements are derived from the Long Service Leave Act 1955 (NSW). […]

The Good or Not so Good, Old Office Romance

Office Romance

Office relationships can present a number of challenges for employers, as discovered by Mr Turnbull with his member from New England, being embroiled in such a romance. Challenges are not just faced by parties in the relationship, but extends to how the relationship impacts on the workplace environment, both while the relationship is ongoing, and […]

Game Changer For Occupational Health And Safety Management

ISO 45001:2018, OH&S management system

ISO 45001:2018 OH&S management system The world’s much anticipated ISO 45001 International Standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S) has now been published and is set to transform workplace practices globally. ISO 45001:2018, OH&S management system provides a robust and effective set of processes for improving work safety in global supply chains. Designed to help […]

Termination and Medically Unfit for Work

Terminating the employment of an injured employee is notoriously fraught with legal risk. Amongst other things, the employer must establish that the employee cannot perform the inherent requirements of his or her position. This is often not straightforward, and will frequently involve different medial assessments. As we know, not all doctors see eye to eye. […]

Unfair Dismissal and Maximum Term Contracts

In the case of Khayam v Navitas English Pty Ltd, the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC)revisited the issue of unfair dismissal in ‘Outer Limit’ employment contracts, also know as maximum term contracts. The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) FWA provides that a person is only dismissed, and thus capable of bringing an […]

Bargaining Under the Fair Work Act

On 6 December 2017, the High Court of Australia (HCA) gave an English lesson regarding the language and grammar used in the Fair Work Act (FWA) in the following two cases: Esso Australia Pty Ltd v Australia Workers Union (AWU); and Aldi Foods Pty Ltd v Shop Distributive & Allied Employees Association. Regarding Esso v […]

Contracts and Minors (a person under 18 years of age)

As we stated in our first article, The Basics to Contract Law, that the Common Law generally considers minors not to have the capacity to enter a contract, and any contract entered by a minor is voidable. There are a number of general exceptions to this principle which are outlined below. Contracts for Necessities A contract by […]

Fair Work Breaches and Third Party Accessories

In the recent decision in Fair Work Ombudsman v Blue Impression Pty Ltd & Ors the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has named a third party an accessory to contraventions of the Fair Work Act (FWA). Blue Impression failed to pay the minimum hourly rate of pay to its employees, or provide meal breaks as required […]

Enforcing post-employment restraints

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Raea Khan Circle
Director Lawyer
Raea Khan

Raea is Managing Director and Principal Lawyer for PBl Law Group. Raea assists clients with major projects, property developments, construction and strata law.

He has worked in Western Australia and Queensland assisting with expansion projects in the energy and resource sector and now predominately advises clients in Strata and Community Association matters.

He is a member of the Australian College of Strata Lawyers where majority of his work is advising developers and owners corporations with dispute related minor and major defects, strata governance and common property litigation. He is proficient at leading negotiations and meetings.

Raea has a particular interest in the commercial aspect of any dispute and always tries to weigh up the risk, reward and benefit of legal proceedings at each different stage.

Raea enjoys all forms of competitive sport, including Crossfit and actively participates in Triathlons, representing Australia as an age group athlete. He was a member of Red Head Surf Lifesaving club.

  • Strata Law
  • Construction & Major Projects
  • Commercial and Business Law
  • Planning & Environment Law