Senior Associate, Wellington

Jessica Taylor

Jessica Taylor (1)


Jessica specialises in employment, health and safety, and dispute resolution.

Jessica advises on a wide range of employment matters including personal grievances, restructuring and redundancy, investigations, disciplinary processes, performance management, medical incapacity, health and safety and pay equity.

Jessica regularly attends mediation and acts in proceedings in the Employment Relations Authority and Employment Court.

Jessica also regularly assists with health, privacy and official information, and human rights matters.

Work highlights

Advising various clients

on day-to-day employment matters including personal grievances, restructuring, disciplinary processes and performance management

Advising various clients

on complex multi-employer pay equity claims

Negotiating, drafting and concluding employment settlements

for employers and employees

Representing clients

at mediation

Acting in proceedings

in the Employment Relations Authority, Employment Court, Coroners Court, and High Court

Undertaking a one year secondment

to a large private sector company as Employment Relations Manager

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