Javana Schiphorst joined Catherine's team as a staff barrister in 2021, and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Auckland University of Technology.
Javana advises and represents clients on all employment matters and is able to assist on both contentious and non-contentious employment-related matters.
Prior to joining Catherine's team, Javana held roles as a junior barrister specialising in civil litigation, an in-house lawyer and a general practice solicitor. Prior to her legal career, Javana had experience in owning and operating businesses, e-commerce and managing companies. Bringing together her varied experience, Javana appreciates employment issues from both perspectives: employer and employee. Her advice is pragmatic and solution-focussed, and she is committed to providing strong advocacy for her clients.
Javana can be contacted on:
Direct dial: (09) 215 7564
Mobile: 021 950091