About Amy Kennerley
Amy is a Senior Associate in our Dispute Resolution and Litigation Team.
Amy specialises in employment matters and acts for both individual employees and companies, including advising on personal grievances, restructures, and employment agreements.
Alongside general litigation experience, Amy can also assist in relation to education matters, having previously acted for both schools and individuals in issues arising out of student discipline, parental complaints, and other school disputes.
Amy has appeared in the Employment Relations Authority, the District Court, and the High Court.
Amy sits on the boards of Community Law Canterbury and Kirkwood Intermediate School and previously was the Convenor of the local New Zealand Law Society Young Lawyers’ Committee.
Recent work includes:
- Appearing as counsel in a defamation trial;
- Advising local businesses on restructuring and reorganising their businesses;
- Acting for employees and employers on sensitive sexual harassment and bullying claims; and
- Acting for Boards of Trustees, parents, and teachers in relation to disputes arising in schools.