Employment, Health and Safety
Phone +64 9 367 8136
Email [email protected]
+64 9 367 8136
Kylie is a partner in Russell McVeagh’s Litigation team, specialising in employment law. She has advocacy experience at all levels of the court system. Kylie’s practice encompasses advice on all aspects of employment relationships with a particular focus on issues that arise with unions, the protection of confidential information, personal grievances (including misconduct and redundancy), and employment issues arising in relation to the sale of a business.
As well as her employment law practice, Kylie advises on issues arising under the Holidays Act, Privacy Act, Human Rights Act, and Health and Safety at Work Act.
She regularly provides advice on matters including:
LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Auckland.
Kylie was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2003 and joined Russell McVeagh in the same year. She was promoted to partner in 2016 and is the current National Chair of the firm's Health and Safety Committee.
Kylie is ranked for Employment law in the Chambers and Partners' 2023 Guide and in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 Guide. She was recently recognised in the Best Lawyers® 2024 New Zealand Guide in the fields of Labour and Employment Law and Litigation, and is recognised by Doyles Guide 2021 and 2023 for Employment Law in New Zealand.
Client feedback in the Legal 500 Guide 2022 emphasised Kylie's expertise in the Employment, Health and Safety sector, stating Kylie:
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