Connect Legal is a specialist Employment Law Firm, its principal Mr. Jake Boghossian has been practicing in employment and workplace relations law for over 18 years and defending employees in relation to their employment and workplace rights.

Whether you have an Unfair Dismissal, Adverse Action/ General Protection, a Discrimination (Racial, Sexual Harassment), Workplace Bullying, Wages Underpayment, Sham Contracting, or a Whistleblowing claim, Connect Legal and its team of solicitors can help you defend and safeguard your workplace rights.

 From way back in the late 1990’s, Jake always understood the predicament of employees, especially when they had suffered serious breaches of employment  and workplace laws and that it was essential to safeguard his client’s rights.

 Connect Legal and its team of very experienced solicitors also practice in all Australian courts and tribunals and please see the judgement page for a sample of their achievements.

 Connect Legal also offers its services on a ‘No Win No Fee’ basis and will provide detailed advice regarding the strengths and merits of your case.

Connect Legal and Jake is a firm believer in the ‘No Win No Fee’ policy because he didn’t deem it fair that an employee pay a solicitor huge amounts of fees upfront and could not back their reputation in finding effective and workable legal solutions.

Thereby our No Win No fee policy will ensure you are only charged a legal fee, only if we are able to successfully resolve your employment and workplace claim.

We also help employees, contractors, small businesses and owner drivers Australia wide, in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and regional Australia.

Accordingly, if you believe your employment and workplace rights have been breached, please immediately contact Connect Legal, it’s team of very experienced lawyers who can help and provide you prompt and realistic legal advice. 

 

JAKE’S BIOGRAPHY 

Mr. Jake Hagop Boghossian has been practicing in employment and workplace relations law for over 22 years and defending employees in relation to their employment and workplace rights.

Jake Boghossian has acted in the landmark decision regarding the interpretation of the General Carriers Contract Determination (RJ Enterprises v Booth Transport) at the Industrial Court of NSW.

Recently Jake and his fellow colleague Richard Aslanian, were the principal lawyers in a very important decision before Justice Bromwhich, at the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in relation to wages underpayments, sham contracting and workplace penalties (Putland v Royans Wagga).

Please see our judgement page for other important decisions that Jake has acted on in various courts and tribunals.

Jake Boghossian has completed his Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Law at Macquarie University in 1993 and in 2015 also completed his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM).

Jake is one of Australia’s very few solicitors who have completed his MBA, which has allowed him to better understand the business and financial dynamic of companies and how they breach and impinge on employee workplace rights.

Whilst at MGSM Jake was also awarded a merit certificate in Strategic Frameworks and was the founding secretary of the MGSM Connections Student Body.

Jake also undertakes a significant amount of volunteer work in youth services, school boards and local sporting organizations.

Jake in his personal time thoroughly enjoys listening to an array of music, admiring art and believes it is through art and music that one appreciates the finer qualities in life.

 

RICHARD’S BIOGRAPHY

Mr. Richard Serop Aslanian completed his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law (Second Class Honors) at Macquarie University in 2013 and was admitted as a solicitor of the NSW Supreme Court in December 2013.

Richard had originally commenced work as a paralegal in 2011 and when becoming a solicitor has been instrumental in Connect Legal securing various judgments and of recently the Putlands vs Royans Wagga matter before Justice Bromwich at the Federal Circuit Court.

Richard is extremely experienced in the areas of Unfair Dismissal, Adverse Action and Sham Contracting, regularly appears at the Fair Work Commission, Federal Circuit Court, the Chief Industrial Magistrates Court of NSW and has been instrumental in helping his clients safeguard their workplace rights and receive fair and reasonable compensation.

Richard is also a firm believer in fairness and equality and has a fervent passion in helping employees in defending their workplace rights.

Richard also undertakes volunteer work on school boards and local youth organisations.