Senior Associate, Wellington

Amy de Joux

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Amy is a health law specialist.  She works with a wide range of health sector clients advising on all aspects of health law including the management of complaints and adverse events, treatment issues (including consent to treatment, competency issues and mental health), health information and privacy, Health and Disability Commissioner investigations and reports, Coronial inquiries and inquests, policy review and development, the regulation of health professionals, and employment issues.

Amy advises on, and represents clients in, commercial, employment and health related litigation, including matters before the Employment Relations Authority, applications for judicial review, and professional disciplinary matters.

Work highlights

Representing District Health Boards

and other organisations in Coroners' inquests

Working on secondment

as in-house counsel for a large District Health Board

Assisting various health sector clients

in responding to consumer complaints, Health and Disability Commissioner investigations, and coronial inquiries

Advising on the credentialing of health practitioners and health services, and on various employment issues

including making notifications to the Medical Council of New Zealand and other responsible authorities

Providing urgent advice

on the withholding of active treatment in the context of family opposition

Providing employment law advice

including assisting organisations with disciplinary and performance management issues, and representing clients in mediation and claims before the Employment Relations Authority


Alternate contacts

Peter Chemis

Peter Chemis

Partner, Wellington

Peter specialises in employment law, industrial relations and related areas, and leads Buddle Findlay’s national employment team…

  • DDI +64 4 498 7339
  • M +64 27 444 6619


Hamish Kynaston

Hamish Kynaston

Partner, Wellington
Board of Management

Hamish specialises in employment relations, litigation, health law, health and safety, and education…

  • DDI +64 4 462 0439
  • M +64 21 279 2147


Alastair Hercus

Alastair Hercus

Partner, Wellington

Alastair specialises in public and commercial law. He advises clients on legislative design, decision-making by statutory bodies…

  • DDI +64 4 498 7318
  • M +64 21 449 993