The Employment Court, the Employment Relations Authority and the Labour Department’s Mediation Service deal with hundreds of cases each year. Our members are available to offer a full range of services to employees, unions and employers — whether small businesses, large corporations, government departments, or local authorities — on any and all issues which may arise in the employment context.
Our members are experienced in providing advice and representation on: the drafting and negotiation of individual and collective employment agreements; compliance with the wide range of statutory provisions, including the Employment Relations Act 2000, the Holidays Act 2003, the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, the Wages Protection Act 1983, the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987 and the Human Rights Act 1993; personal grievances involving dismissals or other employment disputes; damages claims for breach of employee or employer duties; organisational restructuring; industrial strategies; and corporate governance.
Bankside Barrister John Hannan considers recent high profile cases, including those involving Uber and Gloriavale, that highlight Section 6 as an "extremely unruly horse."
Chambers and Partners have announced their Asia-Pacific Guide Rankings for 2023 overnight and Bankside is delighted to have been ranked Band 1 in New Zealand for the second year in a row, with 14 Bankside barristers receiving rankings.