For Employers

We have extensive experience representing and advising employers on a range of employment-related issues. We are dedicated to obtaining the best possible results for our employer clients. We can advise on the following:

Drafting employment law documentation including:

  • Individual employment agreements
  • Collective bargaining agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements


  • Workplace policies and procedures
  • Trial period clauses
  • Restructuring proposals
  • Restraints of trade


Advising and undertaking:

  • Personal grievance claims
  • Performance management
  • Union issues, including collective bargaining
  • Dismissals
  • Breach of contract claims including claims related to restraint of trade, confidentiality, and non-solicitation
  • Executive terminations
  • Mediation (including Human Rights claims)


  • Misconduct /serious misconduct investigations
  • Redundancy and restructuring
  • Industrial action
  • Workplace stress claims
  • Employment law strategy
  • Sale of business
  • Change management
  • Employment law compliance
  • HR audits
  • Act as independent mediators and investigators
  • Employment Relations Authority hearings


Contact us today to discuss your requirements in any of these areas.

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L1, 4 Leslie Hills Drive, Riccarton
PO Box 8814, Christchurch 8440
Phone: 03 343 4419 | Fax: 03 348 0957
Skype: goldstein.ryder

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