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Alissa Bell

Partner
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Ross Bedford

Partner and Notary Public

Brandon Cullen

Partner

Peter Fuscic

Partner

Steve Graham

Partner

George Ireland

Partner

Melissa Johnston

Partner

Daniel Kenyon

Partner

Dong-on Lee

Partner

Brett Norris

Partner

James Turner

Partner

James Varney

Partner

Arran Hunt

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Maree Adams

Partner

Special Counsels

Anna Carbon

Special Counsel

Forrester Grant

Special Counsel

Robbie Harré

Special Counsel

Taufil Omar

Special Counsel

Consultants

John Woolley

Consultant

Matthew Tetley-Jones

Consultant

Associates

Ben Longbottom

Associate

Karen Jenkins

Associate

Marisa Brugeyroux

Associate

Solicitors

Alex Wang

Solicitor

Emanuel Iliev

Solicitor

Eryanto Widjaya

Solicitor

Fulton Ryan

Solicitor

Gus Hardie Boys

Solicitor

Jessica Thwaites

Solicitor

Julia Warrington

Solicitor

Lauren Bridgford

Solicitor

Pieta Holani

Solicitor

Rangi Moore

Solicitor

Renee Rudd

Solicitor

Vaishnavi Thayaparan

Solicitor

Vinnie Kumar

Solicitor

Legal Executives

Alison de Fleuriot

Legal Executive

Anaya Buys

Legal Executive

Arden Mitchell

Legal Executive

Karen Erasmus

Legal Executive

Lisa Boulton

Legal Executive

Lu Wang

Legal Executive

Stacey Price

Legal Executive

Notaries

Ross Bedford

Partner and Notary Public

Tony Coupe

Notary Public

Management

Who are these people?

Key Staff

Ala Sonti

Senior Associate

Alex Wang

Solicitor

Alexandra McIntosh

Senior Solicitor

Alison de Fleuriot

Legal Executive

Amy Wooding

Senior Associate

Anaya Buys

Legal Executive

Anna Carbon

Special Counsel

Arden Mitchell

Legal Executive

Ben Longbottom

Associate

Dominique Cochrane

Senior Solicitor

Emanuel Iliev

Solicitor

Ernie Ford

Senior Solicitor

Eryanto Widjaya

Solicitor

Fiona Faithfull

Senior Associate

Forrester Grant

Special Counsel

Fulton Ryan

Solicitor

Gus Hardie Boys

Solicitor

Hamish Coupe

Senior Associate

Helen Lee

Senior Solicitor

Hiruni Wijewardhana

Senior Solicitor

Irene Walden

Senior Legal Executive

Jackie Dale

Senior Associate

Jasmine Daroch

Senior Solicitor

Jessica Thwaites

Solicitor

John Woolley

Consultant

Julia Warrington

Solicitor

Karen Erasmus

Legal Executive

Karen Jenkins

Associate

Kelly Angell

Senior Legal Executive
DDI:

Kiri Petrie

Senior Solicitor

Lauren Bridgford

Solicitor

Lisa Boulton

Legal Executive

Lisa Lin

Senior Solicitor

Lu Wang

Legal Executive

Marisa Brugeyroux

Associate

Mary Loudon

Senior Solicitor

Matthew Tetley-Jones

Consultant

Mohamed Anas Raheem

Senior Solicitor

Pieta Holani

Solicitor

Rachel Xie

Senior Solicitor

Rangi Moore

Solicitor

Reagan McKenzie

Senior Solicitor

Renee Rudd

Solicitor

Robbie Harré

Special Counsel

Sheryl Ali

Senior Solicitor

Stacey Price

Legal Executive

Susan King

Management

Taufil Omar

Special Counsel

Tony Coupe

Notary Public

Vaishnavi Thayaparan

Solicitor

Vinnie Kumar

Solicitor

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We understand the complexities of employment law and can assist you in all aspects of this area, as well as restructuring, redundancies, employee relations and grievances, mediation and ERA representation.

Whether you want to engage our expertise to assist you through the entire process, or you simply have a burning question, we can help.

Some areas we can help with

We provide sound legal advice in all areas of Employment Law including:

  • Employment Agreement interpretation and advice
  • Representation in personal grievances and disputes
  • Restructuring and redundancy
  • Restraint of Trade clauses
  • Performance management issues
  • Employment considerations with respect to the sale or purchase of a business
  • Collective bargaining issues
  • Health and Safety compliance
  • Independent Contractor guidance

Recent Insights

April 2024

Holding Overseas Manufacturers Accountable

This article explores a legal case heard by the New Zealand Court of Appeal, specifically regarding a dispute involving the supply of a building cladding product. The case involved two building owners who initiated legal proceedings against the German-based manufacturer and New Zealand-based distributors. The building owners alleged that the product was faulty and posed risks to their buildings, leading to potential loss and expense.
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March 2024

Accredited Employer Work Visa – New business issues, and the application of compliance for all

There is little doubt that the introduction of the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) by the previous government has caused some issues. While the stated intention was to protect migrants from exploitation, the opposite would appear to be the outcome. The media has been filled with stories of migrants exploited, mostly by larger companies, with unscrupulous agents taking payment for jobs, and employers claiming no involvement, yet unable to comply with their obligations. All the while, migrants remain with little hope, savings often spent on a future that never arrived.
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March 2024

Construction contract disputes

This article provides a practical example of the complexities involved in construction-related legal matters, such as payment disputes, contract interpretation, and the importance of adhering to legal requirements in construction contracts.
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March 2024

Construction contract disputes

This article provides a practical example of the complexities involved in construction-related legal matters, such as payment disputes, contract interpretation, and the importance of adhering to legal requirements in construction contracts.
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January 2024

Will woes and family drama: will drafting, executor responsibilities, and balancing family relationships

In the intricate landscape of estate planning and the execution of wills, the selection of legally appointed executors and trustees is critical. We explore an example case, which is a real eye-opener on the wild ride of wills, family dynamics, and the not-so-simple task of divvying up the goods.
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December 2023

Is your property adequately insured?

This article discusses the importance of property owners in New Zealand reviewing their insurance coverage, especially in the aftermath of widespread damage caused by weather events in 2023. The focus of this article is on the often-overlooked aspects of insurance related to land and potential complications arising from natural hazards.
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