Sherridan specialises in employment, industrial relations and health and safety as well as litigation and dispute resolution.
Sherridan advises a wide range of private and public sector clients across the full ambit of employment and health and safety issues. He has considerable strength in industrial relations and employment related litigation, including confidentiality and restraint of trade disputes.
Sherridan has particular expertise in property and construction disputes, including Construction Contracts Act adjudications, leasehold disputes and rent reviews, as well as contractual, company and intellectual property disputes and judicial review.
Sherridan regularly appears in the Employment Relations Authority, the Employment Court, the High Court and appellate courts, and at arbitrations and mediations.
Sherridan has been admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (2002) and is a qualified Solicitor-Advocate of the Higher Courts of England and Wales (2003).
Sherridan is the consulting editor of the Lexis Nexis publication Health and Safety Law Made Easy, second edition - A comprehensive guide to New Zealand's health and safety scheme.
"Respected by sources for the breadth of his employment practice."
Chambers and Partners
- Member of HRINZ (Human Resources Institute of New Zealand)
- Member of the New Zealand Society of Construction Law and NZILA
Acting for Unitec Institute of Technology and Manukau Institute of Technology
providing strategic industrial relations advice during bargaining, strikes and lock-outs and union related issues
Acting for Unitec, Northtec, Wintec, WITT, Whitireia and BOPP
in their multi-employer bargaining with the Tertiary Education Union
Acting for Precision Tracking
(a GPS technology company) in the Employment Relations Authority and Employment Court
Advising Steelpipe NZ
in an unjustified dismissal claim brought by an employee
Advising a multinational oil company
on all aspects of a major organisational change project throughout New Zealand
Acting for HIH Global, the owners of the BNZ and GE buildings in Auckland's Quay Park
in ground rent review arbitrations against Ngati Whatua O Orakei Maori Trust Board.