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Kendal is a member of our dispute resolution team, specialising in employment law. She also assists with a wide range of general disputes and civil litigation.

Kendal advises and represents on all aspects of employment law, including disciplinary and performance management, restructures and redundancies, raising and responding to personal grievances, privacy, health and safety, and the drafting of workplace agreements and policies. She also regularly negotiates employee exits and settlements.

Kendal has appeared in the High Court and the Employment Relations Authority.


"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.

Recent work

  • Assisted an employer through a restructuring of business
  • Successful application putting a company into liquidation
  • Resolved several personal grievances claims for employers and employees, including unjustified terminations, underpaid wages, workplace bullying and sexual harassment, and medical and stress related issues
  • Presented to the New Zealand Credit and Financial Institute on the Privacy Act 2020 and its implications for the credit context

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