Tess has a background in employment law and is able to assist with contentious and non- contentious employment related issues. She has assisted with preparation for litigation in the Employment Court, District Court and High Court. She has appeared in the Employment Relations Authority, before the Education Council, as well as in mediations and judicial settlement conferences.
Tess has a particular interest in legal issues surround the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987, the Holidays Act 2003, Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, and dealing with bullying and harassment claims.
University of Otago, LLB (Hons), BA
Senior Associate, LangtonHudsonButcher, Lawyers, April 2018 - present
Associate, LangtonHudsonButcher, Lawyers, January 2015 - March 2018
Solicitor, Kensington Swan, February 2012 - January 2015
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