PARTNER. MA (Pols), LL.B
Gareth is driven to build long-term relationships with his clients and to provide them with trusted guidance and practical solutions to their legal challenges.
Gareth is an employment law specialist and advises employers and employees on all aspects of the employment process, including documenting the employment relationship, disciplinary processes, terminating employment, employee restraints, health & safety and restructuring.
Gareth sits on the Employment Law Committee of the Canterbury/Westland branch of the New Zealand Law Society and regularly delivers presentations to clients and the legal profession on employment law issues.
Gareth is also one of New Zealand’s experts in privacy, information and technology law. Gareth provides specialist advice and education in relation to compliance, data privacy, data and privacy breaches, social media & technology, and cyber-bullying.
Gareth has delivered privacy training for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner and is the co-founder of the South Island Privacy Network. He has also delivered training on cyber-law issues for the New Zealand Law Society's Continuing Legal Education and at the annual Education Law conferences.