Employment Law Barrister

Deirdre is a well-respected employment lawyer who acts for both employers and employees throughout Auckland. Deirdre gives robust and accurate advice that clients can trust and depend upon. Deirdre advises on:

  • Personal grievances and disputes in the employment relationship, including unfair dismissals 
  • Negotiating satisfactory exits of the employment relationship
  • Advising employees and employers in relation to disciplinary investigations
  • Restraints of trade and all post termination obligations
  • Misconduct and serious misconduct
  • Redundancy and restructuring
  • Reviewing and amending employment agreements
  • Employment contract and employment relations advice
  • Employment processes, employment meetings, meditations and hearings.


Employment Law


In order for a redundancy to be justified, an employer must satisfy the requirements set out in s 103A of the Employment Relations Act 2000.

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Employment Law

Constructive Dismissal

Constructive dismissal arises where: a) an employer gives an employee a choice between resigning or being dismissed, b) an employer follows the course of conduct

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