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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Sacked Kiwi

Manager

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Dave Cain

SENIOR ADVOCATE

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

Kara

Sacked Kiwi

Manager

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Kara Orviss

ASSOCIATE ADVOCATE

Kara graduated with a degree in HR, Management, and Maori Studies.  She is bright, energetic and keen to grow in the field of employment law.  Together with Dave, they make an unstoppable team.

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Sacked Kiwi

Manager

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Hayley Rose

CASE MANAGER

With 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.

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Sacked Kiwi

Manager

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Vicki McDougall

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.

Dee

Sacked Kiwi

Manager

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Dee Petersen

CLIENT CARE
CO-ORDINATOR

Dee has a long history in client care and as a result, has outstanding customer service skills  She has a can-do attitude, real enthusiasm for her role and is always looking for ways to extend herself.

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Sacked Kiwi

Manager

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Adrian Plunket

SENIOR ADVOCATE

Adrian has attained both his Law and Masters degrees and therefore brings a strong set of skills to the employment law world.  He enjoys providing quality support to his clients that have been treated unfairly in the workplace.  Adrian is committed to getting results.

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Sacked Kiwi

Manager

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Roya Ebrahimi

ASSOCIATE ADVOCATE

Roya has a professional background in promoting workplace wellbeing and as a result, has a passion for creating supportive work environments.  She is committed to justice, equity and peoples’ wellbeing.

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Sacked Kiwi

Manager

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Rachelle Law

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

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

Steph

Sacked Kiwi

Manager

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Steph Grant

ASSOCIATE ADVOCATE
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.

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Sacked Kiwi

Manager

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Alex Kersjes

FOUNDER

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.

In the vast majority of cases, we represent you on a no win, no fee basis. 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

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!