EMA Legal is a nationally recognised employment, industrial relations and dispute resolution law firm.

Based in Adelaide South Australia, we provide strategic and practical advice to a diverse client base, across a range of industries. We work exclusively for employers with a specialist focus on workplace and industrial matters.

Founded in 1995, EMA Legal is a law firm with a long established reputation for its quality leading edge approach to complex disputes. We pride ourselves on timely advice and the way in which we represent client interests – directly and efficiently.

Boutique Structure

Experienced, measured and agile, our boutique structure allows us to deliver more with less. Always accessible with a client focused, partnered approach, our clients get the right advice at the right time.

The independent publication, ‘Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession’ lists EMA Legal as a ‘First Tier’ practice in the employment law and industrial relations field. Our Partners also hold a number of ‘Preeminent’ rankings in their individual areas of expertise. Read more


Professional ethics is at our core. We work with our clients over the long-term and recognise our influence in their lives and businesses.


EMA Legal provides advice and representation in the areas of employment law, industrial relations, workers compensation and general litigation. Our team of lawyers have the expertise and drive to help our clients obtain the results they need, irrespective of the nature and size of their legal challenge.

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EMA Legal - Adelaide

Exclusively for employers since 1995

EMA Legal has specialised in providing a high level of legal professional services to employers and employer organisations longer than any other South Australian, employment law firm.