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Kendal advises and represents on all aspects of employment law, including disciplinary and performance management, restructures and redundancies, personal grievances and the drafting of workplace agreements and policies. Kendal also has experience in negotiating employee exits and settlements.

While Kendal predominantly works in employment law, she is a member of our dispute resolution team and she is able to assist with a wide range of disputes and civil litigation. Kendal also has prior experience in immigration law and property law, extending the value that she can add to her clients.

Kendal works with confidence and always strives to achieve the very best outcome for her clients. Her warm approach, attention to detail and genuine care for her clients are what make Kendal the lawyer you want working for you.

"In times of change or concern in your workplace, you can call on me for pragmatic, tailored and trusted advice."


Kendal also regularly presents seminars on employment law. She enjoys educating businesses and takes a proactive approach in keeping them updated on the latest changes to avoid problems down the line.

“I am a strong believer that everyone should feel valued and respected at work, and that every employer should be able to depend on their staff.”


Kendal is a member of the Canterbury Women's Legal Association.

Recent work

  • Assisting an employer through a large restructuring of business.
  • Negotiation of several personal grievance claims for employers and employees, including unjustified terminations, underpaid wages, workplace bullying and harassment, and medical and stress issues.
  • Assisting an employee with proceedings in the Human Rights Review Tribunal in relation to a privacy complaint.
  • Presenting to the New Zealand Credit and Financial Institute on the Privacy Act 2020 and its implications for the credit context.

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