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Expect results.

Dispute resolution has never been as risky or complex as it is today.  To manage these challenges and achieve your objectives, you need a trusted advocate and advisor in your corner.


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Total commitment to a positive end result.
Expect nothing less.

I am completely all about assisting my clients to avoid and resolve disputes.

Successful outcomes only happen with meticulous planning, skilful execution and a total commitment to achieving results.  Whether that’s in the form of a well-negotiated settlement or favourable judgment, I have the skills, expertise and commitment to achieve those results both inside and outside of the courtroom.

I have been totally committed to developing and providing client focused solutions since 1997.



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From the blog

May 20, 2021

Increase to employees' sick leave entitlements

This week Parliament passed the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill, (“the Bill”) increasing employees’ annual sick leave entitlement from five days to 10 days, which was one of Labour’s 2020 election promises.

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May 20, 2021

Privacy Act 2020

The Privacy Bill received Royal Assent last year to become the Privacy Act 2020 and came into force on 1 December 2020. The Privacy Act 2020 (“the Act”) has overhauled New Zealand’s privacy law from 1993 and brought it into the 21st century. While significant sections of the Act remain the same as its predecessor, the Act does contain several significant changes to New Zealand’s privacy laws.

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