We are New Zealand wide Employment Law Specialists

Call Work Law for help with your employment law problem

Work Law Ltd are a group of Employment Advocates who specialise in workplace legal issues.

Just like Employment Lawyers our Employment Advocates are All NZ Employment Law Specialists.  Our Advocates are either qualified legal professionals or human resources experts.  The difference is that we are able to provide our services on a No Win No Fee basis.   We strive to be the best Employment Advocates in NZ by holding ourselves to the highest standards possible.

What is an Employment Advocate?

We are employment law experts who know employment law like the back of our hands. We perform the same role as an employment lawyer but we can offer our services on a no win no fee basis. We can defend you in your workplace and all the way to the employment court if necessary.  Employment Advocates either hold law degrees or HR qualifications.  Our Advocates are ALL specialists in Employment Law, which means we are fully equipped to help with any Employment Relationship Problem you are facing.

Why do we do this?

Ask anyone on our team why they do this and they’ll tell you they love to help people.

We also enjoy the puzzle of working out all the facts and putting it back together in a logical and legal manner and standing up for the rights of people who are unable to stand up for themselves.

But Most Of All:  We get great satisfaction from turning around a client’s situation from being desperate, quite often in tears and unwell from stress to coming out the other end of it satisfied that they got a fair deal and can move on with their life and work and put it all behind them.

Who We Work For

We believe that everyone deserves access to justice.  This means if you can’t afford a lawyer but need support with a workplace issue we will do our best to help you.

We are a No Win No Fee organisation*

This means that we will only charge a fee if we are successful in obtaining a financial settlement for you in addition to other terms of settlement, e.g. written apology and reference.

But sometimes we charge an hourly rate:

*Where we assist with disciplinary and other meetings that achieve non-financial settlement, such as job reinstatement, we charge an agreed hourly rate.  We will inform you before we start work if your work will be on a No Win No Fee basis or hourly rate.

How does it work?

When You Contact Us We will:

  • Assess your situation over the phone for free
  • Help you make a decision about pursuing the matter with your employer (or former employer).
  • Refer you to someone who can help you, either someone in our team will take your case and you will be put in touch with your assigned Advocate within 24 hours, or we may occasionally ask you to speak to your employer again or refer you to another service if we are not the right people to help.

Don’t Hesitate ..

You have 90 days from the date your employment problem occurred (or the date you became aware of the employment problem) to lodge a personal grievance.

We stress the importance of consulting an advocate as soon as possible to allow sufficient preparation time to raise the personal grievance on your behalf. Contact us via our contact form, complete all your details and our consultant will assign your case to a qualified advocate.

We are also able to advise on recent developments in Employment Relations Act particularly the new 90 day trial period employment provisions.

Our Advocates Have The Solution To Your Employment Issue, call us on 0800 NO WIN NO FEE or email us :



What our clients are saying

Wonderful people to deal with.

5.0 rating
February 4, 2020
Review of Kam Bailey

Highly recommend contacting this business. Wonderful people to deal with. Couldn’t be happier with the help and support I received during a rough time. 💯❤️

Wendy M.

Response from No Win No Fee

Thank you Wendy, it was our pleasure 🙂 From Kam and the team at Work Law.

without ken I was in real trouble

5.0 rating
January 30, 2020
Review of Ken Usmar

I would like to pass on my thanks, and, eternal gratitude to ken from Work Law Ltd. I was put in a very difficult situation at my work place and was on the verge of being forced out of a company I had worked hard for. The reality is, without ken I was in real trouble. Ken’s intervention resulted in an enhanced payout and several other beneficial add ons. I was reluctant initially to pursue the legal avenue but ken and the team at Work Law definitely vindicated my decision.


Response from No Win No Fee

Thank you very much for your feedback. We really appreciate it. All the best for the future from Ken and the team at Work Law.

She made the whole process easy

5.0 rating
January 22, 2020
Review of Kam Bailey

I was very impressed with Kam and the professionalism of her service. She made the whole process easy and I came away with a satisfying result. Kam was well researched, organised and absolutely was there in my corner fighting for me. I would 100% recommend this service to anyone.



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