Gareth Abdinor

Gareth Abdinor

Partner, MA (Pols), LL.B

Gareth is an employment and workplace law expert.

He provides expert advice and support to businesses, organisations and workers on all aspects of the employment relationship.

Gareth is a long-standing member of  the NZLS Canterbury/Westland Branch Employment Law Committee and regularly presents at conferences and in the media on workplace law issues.

Gareth also provides specialist advice in relation to privacy & information law issues, including compliance, breaches, access, cyberbullying and social media.

He has delivered privacy training for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, co-founded the South Island Privacy Network and has presented at numerous conferences in New Zealand and Australia on privacy issues.

Gareth has a long-running regular segment - "Law Corner" - on Simon Barnett & Phil Gifford's NewsTalk ZB radio show, during which he answers questions from listeners on employment and privacy topics.

Gareth is active in leadership of the legal profession and is a member of the New Zealand Law Society Canterbury/Westland Branch Council and the Legal Culture Committee.

Gareth is a LEADR trained mediator and AMINZ trained workplace investigator.

Areas of Expertise

  • Employment
  • Contracting
  • Privacy
  • Cyber issues
  • Professional regulation & discipline
  • Education Law
  • Health & Safety

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