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Our award-winning team of specialist employment lawyers are experienced in all employment matters, including:

  • Preparation and review of employment documentation
  • Disciplinary processes and dismissals
  • Performance management
  • Restructuring and redundancy
  • Bullying allegations and investigations
  • Good faith issues
  • Health and safety
  • The enforcement of restraints of trade
  • Confidentiality and intellectual property
  • Privacy issues
  • Human rights issues, including discrimination
  • Pay equity and equal pay claims, including sector wide claims
  • Parental leave
  • IT and social media issues
  • Contract interpretation
  • Holidays Act obligations and entitlements
  • Compliance
  • Employment implications of selling/purchasing a business
  • Personal grievances and legal disputes
  • Resolving workplace disputes
  • Advice and representation for education providers and/or teachers/educators
  • Disciplinary proceedings brought by Professional bodies, such as the Teachers Council, Medical Council, Pharmacy Council
  • Advocacy and dispute resolution including at mediation, the Employment Relations Authority, Employment Court, Human Rights Commission, Office of the Privacy Commissioner, Human Rights Review Tribunal, and civil courts
  • Collective bargaining, including bargaining for multi employer collective agreements
  • In-house secondments to human resources teams, where our clients have resource shortages

We are also regularly engaged to undertake complex and sensitive employment investigations, and to provide independent reports into allegations of serious misconduct, such as sexual harassment and bullying.

Posted on 28 March 2023