Hiruni Wijewardhana

Senior Solicitor

Areas of Expertise

Employment - Employees
Employment - Employers


Hiruni graduated from the University of Auckland in 2019 with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and was admitted to the Bar in November 2021.

Hiruni began working in the field of Employment Relations. Most recently, Hiruni worked in-house at a large company, doing employment relations work.


Hiruni was born in Sri Lanka, and moved to New Zealand in 1995 with her family, at the age of eight.


Bachelor of Commerce – University of Auckland 2008

Graduate Diploma in Commerce – University of Auckland 2009

Bachelor of Laws (Hons) – University of Auckland 2019


New Zealand Law Society

Examples of transactions

Main Practice Areas

Employment matters including: restructures; redundancies; personal grievances; employment investigations including allegations of bullying and harassment; employment agreements and other documentation; holiday pay and representing clients at mediations.

Outside Interests

Outside of work, Hiruni loves spending time with her family and travelling.