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

Introduction to family trusts

Introduction to family trusts

Imagine if you want a friend to look after your young children if anything were to happen to you. In order to do so, you transfer the legal title of your assets to your friend. Therefore, your friend is now the legal owner of all of the assets. But what is stopping him from breaking his promise and doing what he wants with the assets that are now legally under his name?

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I’ve got a Court order for another party to pay me, now what?

I’ve got a Court order for another party to pay me, now what?

 So you’ve managed to win your case, and the other party has been ordered by the High Court to pay you $500,000, but now what? If you do not enforce your Court order, then the other party is still unlikely to pay you. There are several ways to force the other party to...

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