Employment Law problem?

Our employment law team regularly assists employers and employees with all sorts of employment problems.  We advise and assist on a range of matters, including minimum employment rights; contract formation and dispute; performance, disciplinary, and redundancy matters; personal grievances; and all associated matters.

I’m Alan Knowsley and I lead a team comprised of some of the best employment lawyers Wellington has to offer. I have many years' experience in employment law and helping people like you get the best result for them.

I can help you with preparing or defending a claim and during the mediation process. In the unlikely event that the claim is unresolved I can assist you in the Employment Relations Authority.

Call me now for a relaxed chat about your employment problem on 04 473 6850.

The firm has experience in representing clients regarding employment disputes NZ wide in the Employment Authority and Employment Court. We are able to assist with the Employment Relations Act 2000, designing and drafting employment agreements, Personal Grievances and dispute resolution relating to any aspect of the employer/employee relationship.

Partner Alan Knowsley practices in this area with assistance from other staff.

Employment Resources

Employers' Guide to Flexible Working Arrangements Requests (44kb)

Employers' Guide to Performance Issues (39kb)

Employers' Guide to Redundancy Process (38kb)

Employers' Guide to the Disciplinary Process (45kb)

Employers' Guide to Long Term Sickness (81kb)

10 Things Employers Must Know About The Holidays Act (86kb)

6 Important Points on Sick Leave (82kb)

Employers’ Guide to Dealing with Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (89kb)

Employment Practices & Policies Guide (54kb)

Suspected Fraud Guideline (67kb)

Important Provisions in the New Holidays Act (60kb)