Quigg Partners is a leading employment and corporate firm in New Zealand.  Quigg Partners employment team, lead by Michael Quigg, specialises in providing timely, practical and effective advice to employers on all aspects of the employment relationship.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Drafting and advising on employment agreements and policies.
  • Assisting employers in managing poor performance.
  • Provision of advice and assistance in relation to restructuring issues including rationale for restructuring, consultation documents, selection criteria and provision of information.
  • Advising employers in relation to claims of unfair dismissal, including advice in relation to the disciplinary process, attendance at disciplinary meetings and the dismissal of the employee.
  • Advising on the application of all relevant employment legislation such as the Holidays Act, the Minimum Wage Act, the Parental Leave in Employment Act, the Human Rights Act and the Privacy Act.
  • Representation of employers at mediation, the Employment Relations Authority and the Employment Court.

Contact Quigg Partners

Level 7, The Bayleys Building,

36 Brandon Street

Wellington 6011

New Zealand

PO Box 3035, Wellington 6140, New Zealand

The Quigg Partners Key Contacts


Michael Quigg, Partner

Michael has a wealth of experience in New Zealand employment law matters.  He holds a Master of Laws and has undertaken various courses in New Zealand and overseas, including advocacy and negotiation programmes at San Diego State University and Harvard University.  Michael and his team provide advice on all aspects of employment law and workplace health and safety to both New Zealand-based and multinational companies with operations throughout Australasia and the rest of the World.  Clients assisted by Michael and his team range from multinational corporations and government departments to local small businesses and individuals. 
DDI: 04 474 0766
Mobile: 021 456 411
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Michael Quigg

Simon Martin, Senior Associate

Simon has considerable experience in all aspects of employment law and health and safety, and advises a wide array of clients, from small businesses to multinational entities and public sector organisations.  He regularly represents clients at mediation, and has appeared in the Employment Relations Authority, and in both the District and Employment Courts.  Simon has particular interest and expertise in change management processes, the employment-related aspects of sales and purchases of businesses, and workplace health and safety.  He has advised clients in all aspects of change management and restructuring, from planning stages to implementation.  In health and safety matters, Simon has assisted with policy advice as well as providing fatality response and defending WorkSafe prosecutions.  
DDI: 04 474 0752
Mobile: 021 224 2620
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Simon Martin

For a full list of our team members and their expertise, please visit www.quiggpartners.com