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Employment law

Employment law

Our employment lawyers provide constructive advice and pragmatic solutions for all employment, health and safety, and education law issues. We have advised and represented both employers and employees in workplace conflict and dispute resolution.


We provide cost effective specialist advice on the following matters:

  • Disciplinary processes and performance management
  • Personal grievances for unjustified dismissal, disadvantage and suspension
  • Redundancy and restructuring
  • Employment agreements and workplace policies
  • Collective bargaining and disputes
  • Minimum employment standards including Holidays Act
  • Workplace bullying and investigations
  • Health and safety
  • Restraints of trade, confidentiality and intellectual property
  • Privacy issues
  • Holidays Act compliance
  • Human rights and discrimination
  • Representation at Mediation, Employment Relations Authority, Employment Court and the Human Rights Commission
  • Education law and Education Council investigations

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Triangular Employment Relationships

The Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Act 2019 (new law) came into effect on 28 June 2020. This means a third party who has day to day control of an employee’s work, but is not the employer of the employee, could be exposed to a personal grievance claim from the employee.
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