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Kendal is an Associate in the dispute resolution team. Kendal oversees the employment work and assists the wider team with civil litigation matters.

Kendal advises on all matter of workplace issues, including employee management, personal grievances, restructures and redundancies, privacy and human rights matters, health and safety, employment agreements and policies, independent contractor arrangements and obligations to employees on the sale or purchase of a business. Kendal also assists with civil litigation matters, including debt recovery.

Kendal regularly works with employers, executives and human resource managers. She has appeared in the District Court, High Court, the Employment Relations Authority and at mediation on behalf of clients. Kendal presents seminars and training sessions often, and enjoys keeping clients updated on the latest changes to avoid problems down the line.

Upon her promotion to Associate, Kendal was interviewed by NZ Lawyer. You can read Kendal's interview here.

Recent work

  • Raising and resolving personal grievances – unjustified constructive dismissal, unjustified dismissal, unjustified action causing disadvantage and sexual harassment
  • Advising on disciplinary meetings, performance management, warnings and termination of employment
  • Dealing with professional complaints
  • Successful application putting a company into liquidation
  • Handling negotiations and collective bargaining matters with unions
  • Providing strategic advice to senior employees on exits from the workplace
  • Guiding employers on the management of Covid-19
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"I was truly blessed to have Kendal on my side through this whole experience. Right from the first contact to the conclusion, I could not fault anything. She was professional, down to earth, and relatable, it made my first experience in this sort of situation quite relaxed."

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