Simon was a partner at a mid-tier city firm, managing the employment practice before he founded Watermark Employment Law. Simon acts for employers and employees on a wide range of employment matters. Simon has represented clients at investigation meetings, disciplinary meetings, mediations with MBIE, hearings in the Employment Relations Authority, and matters on appeals to the Employment Court. He has also represented clients in proceedings before the Human Rights Tribunal, Office of the Privacy Commissioner, complaints assessment committees, and the Teachers Disciplinary Tribunal.
Kylie started her career in a mid-tier city firm, originally working in general practice before finding her niche as an employment lawyer. Kylie has experience representing clients during exit negotiations, investigation meetings, disciplinary meetings, mediations with MBIE and in the Employment Relations Authority.
Kylie enjoys the technical challenge of employment law and the opportunity it provides for her to provide practical and meaningful help to her clients.
Geraldine started her career in New Zealand at a top-tier city firm, before moving to London and working in the public sector for 8 years, doing both public law and employment law. On her return to Auckland, she worked in-house as an employment lawyer for one of the city’s biggest employers for five years, before moving to Watermark Employment Law. Geraldine has experience representing both employees and employers across the range of employment law and HR issues, and provides pragmatic advice, taking a holistic view of a client’s situation.
Jonathan started his career in a mid-tier city firm and throughout his legal career has specialised solely in employment law assisting a broad range of clients at all professional levels – public and private sector businesses, exploited migrants and Chief Executives. Jonathan applies his intricate understanding of employment issues to provide just, efficient and pragmatic solutions for clients. Jonathan is the Practice Manager, organising a number of operational matters and upholding the vision of and values of Watermark – positively impacting the community through providing the highest quality specialist employment law representation, partnering with charitable organisations and committing to affordable access to justice. In addition to his role as Practice Manager Jonathan is a Senior Solicitor at Watermark, representing both employer and employee clients across all types of employment matters.
Erin started her career in a boutique private-client firm before moving to a full-service litigation firm. Erin joined the Watermark team because she is passionate about providing meaningful help to clients through legal expertise. Erin advocates for clients from all backgrounds, and assists employees and employers alike in reaching timely and practical outcomes.
Andrea started her career in an advisory employment relations company, before moving to Watermark Employment Law. Andrea is passionate about helping clients with their employment matters by explaining the complex employment law framework, in a non-technical manner. Andrea assists employees and employers from all backgrounds and provides practical outcomes to employment issues.
Isaac started his legal career in the legal and compliance team at a sizeable insurance firm. Isaac joined the watermark team as a legal clerk because he is passionate about seeing law done differently. He believes the Watermark Values provide for this difference. Isaac provides background support as the team ensures clients are cared for, and the best outcomes are achieved.