Copeland Ashcroft Law is a boutique legal practice, providing specialist advice, representation and support across the full ambit of employment and health and safety law, to businesses throughout New Zealand.

Why us?  Put simply, as specialists in employment and health and safety law, we know our stuff.  That means we efficiently assist you with pragmatic and specific advice, to suit your needs.  We know what works, and we partner with you to achieve the results you want, so you can get on with business.

Copeland Ashcroft Law operates from offices in Invercargill, Dunedin, Queenstown, Tauranga and Hawkes Bay, servicing clients nationwide.  Partners Janet Copeland and Kate Ashcroft together with the firm’s team of solicitors can assist with all employment and health and safety law matters

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Health and Safety Update: Sentencing Trends and Enforceable Undertakings

Health and Safety Update: Sentencing Trends and Enforceable Undertakings

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into force... read more

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into force on 4 April 2016, and since then, the...

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Health and Safety / March 21, 2019

Trial Period Update

Trial Period Update

Case law on trial periods continues to evolve.  In light of... read more

Case law on trial periods continues to evolve.  In light of a recent Employment Court judgment, we have (again!) updated...

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Acts / March 21, 2019