Jim helps clients develop their strategies around employment issues, including restructuring, performance management and disciplinary processes, personal grievances, holidays, human rights, and health and safety at work.
As well as providing strategic legal advice, Jim has considerable experience in collective bargaining and union disputes, in industries as varied as aviation, maritime, dairy, meat, finance, electricity, telecommunications and insurance.
Jim also has significant expertise in compliance work – helping clients minimise their exposure to risk, with a particular focus on Holidays Act issues, employment agreements and policies. He also regularly advises on issues arising from mergers and acquisitions, from strategic advice regarding the transfer of employees, through due diligence to offers of employment.
Clients appreciate Jim’s strategic experience and tactical approach, his strong advocacy, and ability to create solutions that work for the business.