34th Annual Industrial and Employment Relations (IER) Summit

Essential updates on new regulation & case law & ER best practice for all New Zealand IER professionals

3 - 4 Mar 2020Crowne Plaza , Auckland
Event Details
MEET YOUR CHAIRS

Susan Hornsby-Geluk

Managing Partner

Dundas Street Employment Lawyers

Susan is ranked as one of three leading Employment Lawyers in New Zealand by international ratings agency Chambers & Partners. Dundas Street was established in 2013 and has a team of 7 specialist lawyers. Susan is widely considered an expert on Industrial relations and is currently involved in several high profile bargaining situations. Susan is regarded to be the go to lawyer for complex, strategic legal issues and has a reputation for delivering strong practical results.

Steph Dyhrberg

Partner

Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law

Steph Dyhrberg is one of the partners in Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law, a specialist employment law practice in Wellington. She works as a trusted advisor across a broad range of organisations and carries out independent investigations and reviews. Steph has a special interest in pay equity, and represented one of the supporting interveners in the Bartlett v Terranova litigation. Steph has a special interest in preventing and addressing sexual harassment in the workplace. She was one of the presenters of a recent Law Society webinar on the topic.

Amanda Douglas

Partner

Wynn Williams

Amanda Douglas leads the Employment and Health and Safety practice at Wynn Williams. She acts for employers and employees on a variety of Employment Law matters, with a particular focus in the dispute resolution area. This includes disciplinary steps, claims through the ERA and Employment Court, negotiations and mediation. Amanda also provides advice on employment agreements and organisational restructuring. Amanda has a good ability to obtain a pragmatic negotiated outcome to many disputes. Where resolution is not possible, she presents a well- considered case to the ERA or Court. Amanda also advises on health and safety matters, and regularly presents on employment and health and safety matters.
INTRODUCING YOUR INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr Sean Brady

Managing Director

Brady Heywood

Dr Sean Brady is a forensic structural engineer who specialises in identifying the cause of defects and failures in the construction and engineering sectors. He has acted as an independent expert in numerous proceedings involving a wide range of constructed facilities, including bridges, wharves, tall buildings, and mining structures. He led a review for the Queensland Government into all fatal incidents in Queensland mines and quarries since 2000. He is a director of the Society of Construction Law Australia, and a member of the Singapore International Mediation Centre's Panel of Experts. Sean contributes to the specialty of forensics through journal papers, articles, podcasts, and conference presentations. He is also a visiting lecturer at a number of universities.
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