SBM Legal has appointed Michelle Bowen as an associate.
Bowen returned to New Zealand in October after practicing in the UK for a number of years. She practiced civil law in Auckland before moving abroad.
She has extensive experience in advising and representing both employers in both the public and private sector, as well as employees, in various employment law matters.
Bowen has particular focus on employment contracts, agreements, and policies; unjustified dismissal; discrimination; equal pay, including defending class actions; parental rights and flexible working; redundancy; disciplinary and grievance investigations; settlement and termination agreements; and employee rights on transfers and sales of businesses.
She is experience in advocacy, negotiation, and mediation, SBM Legal said.
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