Marie Wisker

Marie Wisker

Marie Wisker

Partner, Auckland

Employment; Health & safety

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T:+64 9 358 9845

M:+64 275 598 571

E:marie.wisker@chapmantripp.com

Qualifications

BA, LLB, University of Auckland

Admitted

2004, New Zealand

Marie advises clients on a wide variety of commercial disputes, specialising in employment law and health and safety. She works with a number of the firm’s key clients, many of whom are large employers.

With a broad range of general commercial experience, Marie can provide practical advice relevant to the clients’ commercial objectives. She helps clients manage employment and health and safety risks through compliance advice and training, and has spoken at a number of conferences on both employment and health and safety.

Marie assists clients on the full range of employment and health and safety matters. She has represented clients in numerous mediations and hearings, has experience in acting for employers on health and safety investigations and prosecutions and works alongside clients to help them understand the new health and safety regime.

Recognised as an Up and Coming lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific 2020 and as a leading lawyer in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020. 

Recent highlights

  • Advised corporate clients on the full range of employment issues including restraints of trade, Holiday Act claims, disciplinary processes, work place stress, restructuring, redundancy and grievances.
  • Advised on the employment aspects of numerous commercial acquisitions and mergers.
  • Appeared in various employment proceedings such as mediations, Authority hearings and Employment Court cases.
  • Advised on health and safety-related matters, including investigations into health and safety-related incidents and acting for clients in many health and safety-related prosecutions (both insured and uninsured).
  • Involved frequently in matters requiring negotiation with union representatives.
  • Provided training sessions to managers and senior leaders within organisations on both employment and health and safety matters.
Employment; Health & safety; Litigation & dispute resolution; Privacy & data protection

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