Our

Employment 

Team

Our employment team are experts in all areas of employment law. They provide comprehensive and commercially sensible advice and support.

Exceptional service - professional - down to earth - personalised. The employment team represented Cavell Leitch to such a high standard, I was so impressed."

"For me, I would not want to work with anyone else. When any employment issues arise they make sure I am fully supported throughout."

Recent comments made by clients when voting in the New Zealand Law Awards.

Our Work

We regularly advise on large restructures, particularly in the education, construction, and manufacturing industries.

 

We specialise in assisting education providers, teachers, and their insurers in employment related disputes.

 

We act for senior executive employees in disputes, contract negotiations, exit negotiations, and personal grievance claims.

We can provide external investigation services to employers.

We represent clients and insurers in health and safety matters, and represented a manufacturer in one of the first sentencings under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

 

We also assist employees who have claims against their employers, including for breaches of minimum entitlements.

 

We work closely with our Immigration specialists to assist client’s bringing foreign workers into New Zealand.

Our Expertise

Employment law
Education law
Personal 
grivances
Human rights disputes
Privacy & information law
Rural employment law
Employment agreement disputes
Workplace health & safety
Social media
Sports law

Meet Our Employment Team

AJ Lodge

Employment – Partner

+64 3 339 5627

ashley-jayne.lodge@cavell.co.nz

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Jack Brown

Employment – Senior Solicitor

+64 3 339 5609

jack.brown@cavell.co.nz

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Ari Barrow

Employment – Solicitor

+64 3 339 5607

ari.barrow@cavell.co.nz

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Lisa Howearth

Employment – Legal Secretary

 

+64 3 339 5638

lisa.howearth@cavell.co.nz

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Level 3, BNZ Centre
111 Cashel Mall
Christchurch 8011

PO Box 799
Christchurch 8140

Telephone: +64 3 379 9940

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