FCB Group is a specialist workplace relations firm with a multi-disciplinary approach, whereby clients are supported in all areas of Workplace, Industrial and Employment relations. FCB are not a conventional law firm. Their clients’ problems are complex and multifaceted. Problem solving is a challenge FCB relish and are able to meet head-on because they are a firm of specialists in many disciplines. They are able to examine issues from every angle to come up with the most effective results for their clients – results which have been delivered for over 26 years.
FCB believe that every business, no matter what their size or budget, should have access to a complete range of solutions to solve any workplace relations issue – and FCB can offer exactly that because they are made up of four core businesses that fit together like a jigsaw: FCB Workplace Law (a specialist employment law firm), FCB Smart Visa (migration services), enableHR (an HR management and WHS cloud technology platform) and HR Assured (a complete HR outsourcing solution).
The advice FCB provides covers everything from enterprise bargaining and underpayment auditing, to workplace investigations and workplace relations/HR advice. Some of Australia’s most recognised brands number among the over 11,500 organisations that rely on FCB’s advice, technology and services to protect their businesses, their employees and their brand.
The current team at FCB consists of a team of over 80 staff including seven partners and 37 professionals based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and New Zealand. FCB are the only workplace relations firm in Australia with five Accredited Employment and Industrial Law Specialists in their team, with Managing Partner Campbell Fisher as the only lawyer in Australia to be recognised as an Accredited Specialist by both the Law Society of NSW and the Law Institute of Victoria.
FCB have a diverse client base and advise leading organisations from all major industries, ranging from start-ups to large enterprises, global businesses, industry associations and government agencies. FCB have particular expertise in the areas of retail, aged care, construction, manufacturing, professional services, real estate and hospitality.
At FCB, culture starts at the top. The positive culture at FCB is evident throughout the business and a huge part of their success is that it is supported and driven by all senior leaders in the business. The leadership team draw on the FCB core values system to support all people-based decision making in the business. The culture at FCB has been described by staff and clients as “Inclusive”, “Fun”, “Open door”, “Supportive”, “Encouraging”, “Modern”, “Progressive”.
The fusion of traditional law firm, tech start-up and the addition of specialist HR and Migration advisory capability has created a unique culture at the junction of tradition and innovation. The ‘culture-first’ attitude championed by start-ups has spread to the notably tradition-first attitude of the legal industry at FCB Group.