Employment, Health and Safety
Phone +64 9 367 8136
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+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 Chambers and Partners' and the Legal 500's Asia Pacific 2021 guides, she was recently recognised in the 2022 Best Lawyers® New Zealand Guide in the field of Employment law, and her peers also nominated her to be included in the 2020 Doyles guide of leading Employment lawyers in New Zealand.
Kylie shared her insights in the only textbook in existence on the nuts and bolts of running a major cross-border investigation: The Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations – for which she authored the New Zealand chapter with partners Polly Pope and Emmeline Rushbrook. She also co-authored the 2020 Chambers and Partners Outsourcing Chapter.
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