Kirby studied at the University of Auckland and obtained a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce double majoring in International Business and Commercial Law.
She has practised employment law since being admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court in 2019. Kirby deals with a wide range of employment law matters, including contentious and non-contentious issues for employer, employee and union clients. She has appeared in the Employment Relations Authority, assisted with matters in the Employment Court and regularly represents clients in mediations.
Kirby has a particular interest in matters relating to long term sickness absence and medical incapacity, restructures, resolution of personal grievance claims and the preparation of employment documentation including employment agreements, questionnaires, policies and handbooks.
Kirby has a tenacity for detail and is driven to provide bespoke and client-focused advice which will deliver the best outcome for her clients.