Recognised in 2016 by international ratings agency, Legal 500, as one of just 7 "Next Generation" Employment lawyers in New Zealand, Chloe is a highly talented advocate.
"a remarkable work ethic, and provides a service that exceeds expectations".
With over 9 years of experience in a range of environments, Chloe is able to provide the strategic direction, support and advice you need to resolve complex employment law issues.
Chloe builds and maintains strong relationships with her clients, and is pragmatic and analytical. She consistently delivers practical advice within tight time frames, without compromising on excellence.
Examples of work Chloe has undertaken:
- Assisted a large organisation to negotiate variations to their collective employment agreement, which had become non-compliant due to amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000;
- delivered a restructure which fundamentally altered the structure and approach of a division of a government agency;
- used investigation processes and mediation to resolve a difficult working relationship for a large employer, and negotiated a favourable exit package;
- provided advice on legal mechanisms and options available to use positive discrimination to address the gender pay gap;
- undertook a complex and cost effective independent bullying investigation for a government department, involving multiple parties;
- managed numerous medical incapacity issues, involving both intermittent absenteeism and long term illness;
- provided advice and assistance to a local body undertaking disciplinary action under its drug and alcohol policy;
- supported an organisation to successfully resolve complaints of an employee using their position to gain favours;
- advised on the transition of employees in a merger.
Chloe has an engaging and lively presentation style, which is always well received.
She is a member of the New Zealand Law Society and the Human Resources institute of New Zealand.