EMPLOYMENT LAW is Work Law

Like Employment Lawyers our Employment Advocates can represent you in all legal matters in the area of employment law. We are a No Win No Fee employment law firm.

No Win No Fee Employment Law

Employment law applies to all employment relationships; This includes anything that has been agreed to in an employment agreement.  Any variations to your pay or conditions must be agreed to.  Check our Covid 19 FAQ.

Unfair Dismissal

Unjustified Dismissal or Unfair Dismissal is when an employee is dismissed from their job in a harsh, unjust or unreasonable manner. We can act on your behalf if you have been fired without the correct process. 

Disciplinary Meetings

Just like an Employment Lawyer an Employment Advocate can attend your disciplinary meeting and represent you. This way you are sure to get the best possible outcome.  It's important to take any disciplinary meeting seriously as they can often result in dismissal.

Mediation Services

Just like an Employment Lawyer, an Employment Advocate can be your legal representation at mediation. We will ensure you are prepared to attend and will state your case. Often we can negotiate an exit with your employer or the employment lawyer before the mediation.

Bullying & Harassment

If you don't feel safe at work because of bullying and harassment by your boss or co-workers you can do something about it. We have a very helpful video on our bullying page which tells you exactly what you need to do if you are being bullied at work.

Personal Grievance

A Personal Grievance is a legal document.  Therefore it's a very good idea to have an employment lawyer or an employment advocate do it for you. Don't wing it, call us for help with any employment law issue.

Exit Packages

Sometimes the reason things are going wrong at work is that it's time to part ways, it may be nobody's fault.  It can be an opportunity to negotiate.  Our employment advocates are expert at negotiating exit packages.

We do this because every employee deserves access to justice. Each Employment Advocate on our team is professional and caring. Just like Employment Lawyers, we are experts in the field of Employment Law NZ.

We Help Employees and Employers to resolve employment problems

When you engage us to act on your behalf we can often resolve the issue very quickly by discussing the issue with the other party or their lawyer.  

We will advise you of what to do next, and we can often work for you on a contingency basis / also called No Win No Fee.

“The Employment Relations Authority has made it clear that it is an employer’s obligation to ensure they follow their own policies and the required legal processes, and where this does not occur an employee will always have a valid claim,” 

WHAT DOES NO WIN NO FEE MEAN?

This means that when we are negotiating a settlement on your behalf we will only charge a fee if we win your case.  The exception is when we are trying to save your job and there will be no financial outcome, eg Disciplinary Meetings.

What our clients are saying

My employment law issue was resolved very quickly

Rated 5 out of 5
20 October 2021

Kam had my workplace issue resolved to my advantage in just a week. It was such a relief because I had been under a lot of stress and wanted to leave my position, but the process was quite scary. All of that was lifted from my plate and the result was impressive. Fees are also extremely reasonable and you don’t have to worry as you watch hourly rates build up as that’s not how it works.

Megan H.

Response from No Win No Fee

Thanks for taking the time to share your positive experience Megan. Best wishes from Kam and the team at Work Law.

Kam was generous and respectful.

Rated 5 out of 5
15 October 2021

Thank you Kam, for your recent assistance, it was greatly appreciated. (Kam Bailey was generous with her time, and very respectful – which certainly are not universal virtues in this profession!) I will be sure to recommend you to anyone I come across in the next period who is affected by the current 2021 mandate situation, or other matters of employment law. I wish you well.

Kerry M.

Response from No Win No Fee

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience Kerry. Best wishes from Kam and the Work Law team.

CONTACT US FOR A FREE CASE EVALUATION
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Statistics prove that legal representation for employees  by an employment lawyer or employment law advocate improves your chance of a successful outcome.

You have nothing to lose by having a free consultation with an Employment Law Advocate.

You can email us using the form below.   When you receive the automated reply to your email please reply and attach any correspondence you have received from your employer. 

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