Shima is a Partner in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution
team. She joined the firm in 2008, having previously worked for a
specialist employment law firm in Auckland, and as in-house counsel
in London advising on employment and industrial relations.
Shima was admitted in May 2000.
Shima acts for clients in all aspects of employment law, from drafting contracts and policies to acting on behalf of clients at mediation, in the Employment Relations Authority and before the Employment Court.
Shima also acts for clients in civil litigation and is an accredited member of the Resolution Institute. Shima is available to conduct mediations in relation to employment and workplace disputes.
"I couldn't speak more highly of Shima. She has taken the
time to get to know us and the culture of our business, so she
understands the decisions we make and our motivation for these.
Shima advises us of our risk and we set boundaries
Jodi Johnstone, Human Resource Manager, Trevelyan's
"Shima is great to deal with. She has taken the time to understand our business, and we trust her to provide thoughtful, thorough, and, most importantly, practical legal advice".
Gary Dawson, Chief Executive Officer, Bay Venues