We advise on all aspects of employer and employee relationships.  We have experience in:

  • Preparing employment contracts (including senior executives)
  • Dispute resolution
  • Restructuring implications
  • Redundancies and dismissal (including trial periods)
  • Procedural advice

Recent engagements have included:

  • Preparing and reviewing office manuals, contracts, independent contractor agreements, service contracts, management contracts etc.
  • Independent investigations into alleged misconduct and reporting to senior management
  • Representing clients at Employment Relations and Employment Court
  • Advising employers regarding disciplinary procedures and suspensions/terminations
  • Advising employers regarding human rights obligations and alleged breaches
  • Advising employers regarding privacy obligations and alleged breaches.
  • Advising on Occupational Health and Safety, including preparation of Health and safety manuals and site/contractor policies and formulating specific policies for handling health and safety incidents (in conjunction with specialist medical advisors)