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Employment Lawyers

As specialist employment lawyers, we offer our clients expert employment advice and HR support. We ensure that you receive quality representation in your best interest from a highly experienced and supportive employment law team.

Edwards Law acts for both employers and employees. Our focus is to assist our clients in achieving the best possible outcome by providing pragmatic and practical advice in all aspects of employment law.

We pride ourselves on being responsive and accessible to our clients and delivering solutions-based HR advice that is tailored to our clients’ needs. We have offices located in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, and Hawkes Bay.

We are a highly collaborative team of employment lawyers and can assist clients throughout New Zealand. When you call us, you speak to an employment attorney immediately.

ER Advice

Employment Advice

We assist both employers and employees with a broad range of employment advice, including: employment agreements, business restructuring and redundancy law, unjustified dismissal, personal grievances, workplace mediations, litigation and dispute resolution, collective bargaining, restraints of trade or breach of confidentiality and human rights issues.

Legal compliance is another core service we offer. There is a wide range of legislation that employers must be aware of, including, but not limited to:

Our advantage is our specialisation, and we are familiar with all aspects of employment law. Our team has extensive experience and are employment law specialists. You can be confident that we are ahead of the constantly changing legal landscape, from case law to legislation and policies.

The team at Edwards Law are committed to providing high quality and comprehensive legal advice, with an aim to deliver the best solutions and successful outcomes for our clients.

HR Advice

Human Resources Advice

Edwards Law understands clients are not always looking for assistance in matters related to litigation or disputes. With our Human Resource advice, we encourage our clients to be proactive by implementing policies and processes to achieve consistent and effective workplace behaviour and practice.

Having a strong HR foundation ensures everyone in the workplace understands their obligations and that any issues can be dealt with appropriately.

As part of our wide-ranging services, we assist with all Human Resource matters, including employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, internal policies and procedures, payroll and Holidays Act issues, the Privacy Act, health and safety compliance, internal and independent investigations, performance management, disciplinary processes, and business restructuring. You name it, we can do it. Whether you simply need one-off advice or comprehensive assistance, we can tailor our services to your business needs.

Our employment lawyers are here to help if you or your HR team are facing a challenging situation or need guidance on a matter.

Employment Law Experts

Located in Auckland, Hamilton, Hawkes Bay and Tauranga our team is comprised of a number of expert employment lawyers specialising in all aspects of employment law.
Our team of employment law specialists is here to provide clear, expert advice and guidance in all legal matters relating to employment/HR, health and safety in employment, and ACC.
We have extensive legal experience in assisting clients with a wide range of issues in the workplace and regularly advise employers, contractors and employees on their obligations.

Meet the Team

Blair Edwards
BA, LLB (hons)

Managing Partner

Aishleen Sluiters


employment law specialist in Auckland hamilton tauranga waikato region edwards law team member kate fitz john 6


Senior Associate



Senior Associate

employment law specialist in Auckland hamilton tauranga waikato region edwards law team member William Buckley 8





Employment Lawyer



Employment Lawyer

Sheridan Climo Employment Lawyer Auckland


Employment Lawyer



Employment Lawyer

employment law specialist in Auckland hamilton tauranga waikato region edwards law team member angela martin 6


Practice Manager



Executive Administrator

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Probationary periods

Employers will appreciate that there are risks when hiring new employees. Whilst background checks and interview processes have their place, an employer does not really know the suitability of an

90-day personal grievance timeframe

As all employers should know, there is a 90-day timeframe for employees to raise a personal grievance, unless the grievance relates to alleged sexual harassment in which case there is