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. Kylie also serves as Chair of the Health and Safety Committee.
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 on the team which won 'International Deal of the Year' at the 2019 New Zealand Law Awards.
Kylie is ranked for Employment law in New Zealand by Chambers and Partners 2020 and as a Leading Lawyer in Labour and Employment Law by Best Lawyers® 2020 New Zealand guide.
She has also shares 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.
Kylie is co-author of the 2019 Chambers and Partners Outsourcing Chapter Second Edition.
Funds Management, KiwiSaver and Superannuation
Senior Associate, Employment, Health and Safety