At Morrison Kent we have a true commitment to quality service and we have the talent to achieve outstanding results. Our client relationships are built on value and trust and we ensure we have the expertise to deliver what you need.
Morrison Kent is committed to building successful client relationships and providing quality legal services for excellent value. We are future focussed and continually reviewing our technology and the way we do things, always striving for better. This is a significant advantage as it means we are continually finding ways to make our services more cost-effective and accessible for you.
We know all lawyers aren’t created equal and our hiring policy insists on the best. We aim to provide an enjoyable and diverse place to work and have a genuine commitment to supporting our people to achieve their goals while balancing lifestyle choices. Our experts are approachable and empathetic and keep up to date with changes in our law to provide you with accurate advice.
Morrison Kent’s history of providing legal services can be traced back to the 1920s, over 90 years ago. The firm has changed shape and name over the years, settling on the name Morrison Kent in 1996. Throughout its rich history, the firm has produced many high profile lawyers, including a High Court Judge (Sir John Jeffries) and a Governor General (Sir Michael Hardie Boys). Morrison Kent continues to maintain excellent standards of legal advice and a commitment to quality service, which results in our quality reputation continuing to grow.Show more +
Tess is an employment law expert who works with employer and employee clients on all employment law issues.
Tess is focused on providing pragmatic advice, and achieving the best possible outcomes, in a timely and cost-effective manner. Tess is particularly interested in assisting with disciplinary and performance management issues, restructures, and issues arising out of the parental leave legislation. Tess will work with you to assess the issues with legal and practical considerations in mind, and explain options for moving forward in plain language.
Tess has a wide range of experience across all aspects of employment law – including disciplinary issues, performance management, personal grievances, restructuring and redundancy, parental leave, health and safety, salary and wage matters, employment agreements and restraints of trade. Tess is experienced in mediation, the Employment Relations Authority, and has appeared in the Employment Court.
Tess regularly presents seminars and enjoys partnering with businesses to conduct issues-based training for management to upskill them in employment relations matters.Show more +
Employment Law (Individuals) and Employment Law (Corporate) in New Zealand
Level 19, Morrison Kent House, 105 The Terrace, Wellington, 6011