Employment Law

New Zealand employees enjoy many benefits under our labour laws, such as mandatory annual leave, eligibility to join unions, protection from unjustified dismissal and the right to work in a safe environment.

We can advise employers on how to implement best practice systems for managing employee performance, handling dismissal processes and recommending best practice health and safety internal controls.  We can also represent employers or employees in a personal grievance dispute, and to negotiate the best outcome for our client. 

Our Services


  • HR Process Compliance
  • Misconduct Investigation
  • Personal Grievance Resolution
  • Discrimination Complaints
  • Health & Safety Advisory

Legal Guides

Guide to Employment Law

New Zealand employment legislation affects everyone in the workforce.  This introductory eBook will help employers and employees understand their rights and obligations under New Zealand employment laws.

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Recent Blog Posts

What is personal bankruptcy?

What is personal bankruptcy?

Personal bankruptcy is a method of clearing your debt if you cannot pay the money you owe. If you do not have any assets under your name, creditors can no longer pursue you for any of your existing debts.

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The risks of buying “off the plan” properties

The risks of buying “off the plan” properties

Buying properties “off the plans” have become increasingly popular over the years. When you buy a property “off the plans,” this means you purchase the property before it is completed. Purchasers usually have to wait at least 1 year before construction is completed. Although there are some perceived benefits to buying “off the plan,” such as paying a lower purchase price and living in a brand new home, there are also many risks.

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