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Welcome


We specialise in Employment Law, Change Management and Outsourcing, Dispute Resolution, Education Law, Insurance Law, and Commercial law.

In 2017 we were appointed as a panel provider for the All of Government panel in two categories: Business Change and Human Resources. This enables us to continue supporting Government agencies in managing organisational change activities and advising across the range of human resource activites, in particular employee relations issues

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Welcome


We specialise in Employment Law, Change Management and Outsourcing, Dispute Resolution, Education Law, Insurance Law, and Commercial law.

In 2017 we were appointed as a panel provider for the All of Government panel in two categories: Business Change and Human Resources. This enables us to continue supporting Government agencies in managing organisational change activities and advising across the range of human resource activites, in particular employee relations issues

Rees-Thomas Law Limited is a specialist law firm based in Wellington, New Zealand. We act for a number of high profile corporate and public organisations, as well as individuals and not-for-profit organisations. The firm is managed by brothers, Simon and Mark Rees-Thomas, who between them have over forty years experience in the law. 

Simon Rees-Thomas was previously a partner with a large New Zealand law firm, and Mark Rees-Thomas was HR Director of EDS New Zealand Limited, having previously worked as a lawyer for a number of years. In 2006, Simon and Mark both commenced practice on their own, and then established Rees-Thomas Law Limited in 2009.

Since then, we have worked with a range of organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Whether it would be outsourcing services, conducting organisational change, or resolving a dispute - our clients consider us a safe pair of hands delivering excellent results time and time again.


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fees and pricing

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rules of client care

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Our Expertise

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The Team


The Team


Mark REES-THOMAS

Mark specialises in Employment Law, Investigations, and Change Management. Mark's broader experience includes in-house legal roles with Inland Revenue and Massey University, and HR Director for EDS New Zealand.

 

SIMON REES-THOMAS

Simon specialises in Employment Law, Industrial Relations, Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution, providing commercial legal advice and conducting negotiations, litigation, arbitrations, and mediations for a wide range of clients.

Orlaith Gadsden

Orlaith specialises in Human Resources, particularly in organisational design and change management. Orlaith has worked in the IT, financial, consulting and educational sectors delivering a broad range of HR services.

 
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+ 64 4 499 2631

Fax

+ 64 4 499 6175


Terrace Conference Centre House, Level 6, 114 The Terrace, Wellington