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Catherine's broad advocacy experience and specialist
knowledge will ensure strong representation on all
employment law matters.

Catherine Stewart Employment Law Specialist

Leading Employment Lawyer with Over 25 Years' Experience

Catherine Stewart is an award-winning employment lawyer who acts for both employers and employees. She has successfully argued a number of recent high profile cases in the Employment Court and Court of Appeal. Catherine is committed to achieving the best outcomes for her clients
and her broad advocacy experience and specialist knowledge will ensure strong representation on all employment law matters. She is the Convenor of the Employment Law Committee for the Auckland District Law Society, a member of the Auckland Association of Workplace Investigators and a member of the New Zealand Law Society.

Catherine was awarded the top award for employment lawyer of the year at the NZ Law Awards in 2013 and runner up for Barrister of the Year.

Catherine and her team can assist you with: 

  • Legal representation in Courts of all levels on employment law matters that you may need representation for- Employment Court, High Court, Employment Relations Authority, Court of Appeal;
  • Disputes and personal grievances;
  • Restraints of trade, breach of confidentiality;
  • Business restructuring and redundancies;
  • Medical incapacity issues and dismissals;
  • Disciplinary processes;
  • Workplace investigations into possible misconduct issues;
  • Negotiating managed exits and exit packages to help you obtain the best possible outcome;
  • Drafting or reviewing employment agreements and policies to bring you up to date with the latest law changes ;
  • Mediation and alternative dispute resolution;
  • Health and Safety in the workplace issues;
  • Guidance through the minefield of employment legislation to help you avoid costly disputes and grievances.


Specialist Help and Advice

1Understanding the full range of employment legislation and applying it to any situation you may be facing

Legal Representation

2Representing you in court on any employment matters, including disputes, personal grievances or restraints of trade

Assisting Clients

3Advising you during the processes of business restructuring, disciplinary processes, redundancies and medical incapacity issues

Employment Agreements

4Drafting or reviewing your employment agreements and policies to bring you up to date with the latest law changes





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