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


Employer's guide - 6 important points on sick leave (82kb).pdf

Employer's guide - 10 things employers must know about the Holidays Act (86kb).pdf

Employer's guide - employment practices and policies (54kb).pdf

Employer's guide - dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace (89kb).pdf

Employer's guide - flexible working arrangements requests (44kb).pdf

Employer's guide - important provisions in the new Holidays Act (60kb).pdf

Employer's guide - long term sickness (90kb).pdf

Employer's guide - performance issues (39kb).pdf

Employer's guide - redundancy process (188kb).pdf

 Employer's guide - suspected fraud (67kb).pdf

Employer's guide - the disciplinary process (45kb).pdf