Joe joined Harkness Henry in 2021. As part of the employment team he is able to advise on a range of issues including legislative compliance, disciplinary and performance matters, drafting appropriate terms and conditions for employment agreements, personal grievances and collective bargaining.
Prior to working at Harkness Henry Joe worked in dispute resolution and litigation at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Crown Law and the Ministry of Social Development. He has strong litigation experience having appeared in the Employment Court, High Court, Employment Relations Authority and District Court. Joe is also experienced in mediations and is a confident advocate.
Joe graduated from the University of Waikato with a bachelor of laws and bachelor of social sciences.