Your Team for Employment Law Advice

If you have an employment problem, our team will solve it.
Sacked Kiwi has a team of qualified professionals to provide you with employment law advice on a range of issues, especially if you’re being treated unfairly at work or have been wrongfully dismissed. Many of our team members have legal degrees or other legal qualifications, so we can give you expert advice and support through this difficult time.
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Client Care Manager

With years of experience in this role, Vicki is the guru in helping when you need it and she does so with a kind and compassionate approach.  With a strong history in corporate and administrative roles – combined with tremendous community endeavours – Vicki will guide you through your employment woes with ease.

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Client Care Co-ordinator

Kim has a background in customer service, sales, and administration. She will often be your first contact when dealing with Sacked Kiwi.  You will discover she is empathetic and passionate about supporting positive outcomes for employees in need.

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Office & Accounts Administrator

With a varied work background supported by studies in accounting services and business management, Jordan has the experience and knowledge to support the team in ensuring our clients get the results they deserve in a timely matter. 

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Senior Advocate

Hayley was admitted as a lawyer in 2013 and has gained extensive experience in personal injury law in both Australia and New Zealand.  She is amazing at what she does and is committed to finding a pragmatic resolution to your employment matter.


Dee has a long history in client care and as a result, has outstanding customer service skills.  She has a can-do attitude, enthusiasm, and is always looking to extend herself – indeed, she has recently graduated with an Arts degree.  Dee strongly advocates for her clients with passion.

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Junior Advocate

Rebecca graduated with a Bachelor of Business (HR/ER Major) and was HRNZ’s Student of the Year in 2023. She is enthusiastic to help individuals overcome employment barriers and reach favourable solutions. You’ll find that Rebecca is sincere and offers an objective, carefully considered approach. 

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Senior Advocate

With a wealth of experience from England in civil litigation, Dave is an expert in dispute resolution and has a stellar record at the ERA. He is very thorough and will ensure he gets the best outcome for his clients.

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Michelle has a wide variety of skills gained through years of working in the military and government agencies.  Passionate and dedicated about helping people, she is an enthusiastic and determined problem solver that isn’t afraid to fight for meaningful resolution for her clients.

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Junior Advocate

With previous client care experience across a variety of industries, Anne-Sophie brings a fresh perspective to advocacy and is passionate about delivering client centric results. Anne-Sophie’s empathetic approach to cases puts your needs first.

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Kara graduated with a degree in HR, Management, and Maori Studies.  She is bright and energetic and consistently advocates with fierce determination to achieve the best outcomes for her clients.



With a previous role as a public servant, Steph brings great experience to the Sacked Kiwi team.  She thrives under pressure and has seen it all.  She enjoys a challenge and will ensure you secure an outstanding outcome.



Claudia is people-centred and seeks to truly understand what is important to her clients. She graduated with a degree in HR & Employment Relations, and combines practical knowledge from her HR work history with empathy and tenacity to secure meaningful outcomes.

William Sacked Kiwi

Junior Advocate

William is a recent Law graduate from Victoria University.   He has a keen eye for detail and is passionate about achieving the best results for clients.   He is excited to begin a legal career in advocacy and put his skills to the test.

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The Sacked Kiwi is our brand and mascot. Standing by your side from your first call to us through mediations and determinations, the Sacked Kiwi has your back.

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Social Media Manager

Bryn is our communications guru across all digital platforms. He is also a Law and Commerce student at the University of Otago. Focusing on search engine optimisation and curating brand identity, Bryn ensures Sacked Kiwi's online and social media presence are optimised and consistently reflect our core values.

Alex Kerjes Founder of Sacked Kiwi


Alex has been a large-scale employer and has known both success and failure.  This provides him with a unique perspective of employment law disputes and puts him in a strong position to aide employees through their grievances.  He regularly attends the Employment Relations Authority and has attended the Employment Court.  Alex knows how to win.

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Executive Assistant

Rachelle supports Alex in all that he does, ensuring that work is carried out effortlessly and efficiently. She is capable and knowledgeable having had experience in project management, operations, and marketing before joining the Sacked Kiwi team.

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People and Performance Manager

With an Arts degree and a varied employment history, Hayley has combined her knowledge and experience to develop systems that enhance the work environment at Sacked Kiwi.  This ensures we are always striving to be innovative and at the top of our game.

In the vast majority of cases, we represent you on a no win, no fee basis which means we don't charge anything up front for a grievance and will cover your costs until we achieve an outcome.

No win, 
no fee

Sacked Kiwi has a head office in sunny Hawke’s Bay and attends offices throughout New Zealand including Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch. We deal with all employment law matters from disciplinary hearings through to discrimination and redundancies.

We solve employment problems

Our team has legal qualifications and get results.

No win, no fee

In the vast majority of cases, no costs to you at all until we get a result.

New Zealand wide

We help people across New Zealand.

If you need any employment law advice, we urge you to contact us immediately, in confidence.

Still not too sure?

Talk with one of our friendly team members today!