For employees

Sometimes the workplace can be stressful. Our employment lawyers are here to help, by providing representation and legal advice for employees – we take the stress out of the equation. We also understand that legal costs can be another stress factor and that is why all of our work is undertaken on an agreed fee basis so that you know exactly from the outset the costs involved.

Our team of specialist employment lawyers can advise you on all work-related issues and employment disputes. We act for employees across a wide range of diverse industries. We are based in Auckland but can help employees from across New Zealand. Contact us for a free initial consultation.

Our expertise includes:

Representing employees in bullying and/or harassment investigations

Representing employees in the context of an investigation or disciplinary meeting

Representing employees who have been accused of misconduct or serious misconduct

Personal grievance claims for unjustified disadvantage, unjustified dismissal, harassment-related claims

Representing employees in the context of performance management related issues

Advising employees on resolving redundancy claims

Breach of employment agreement claims

Breach of good faith claims

Restraint of trade disputes

Advising on all issues relating to the interpretation and application of particular terms of employment

Representation at mediation with the Ministry of Business Innovation & Employment

Representation at the Employment Relations Authority

Representation at the Employment Court

Our fees

Our fee policy is based on our commitment to being lawyers who act with integrity. This means:

No fee for initial consultation

No fee for initial consultation

Agreed fees

Agreed fees

No surprises policy

No surprises policy