Amy Scott

Qualifications

  • LLB BCom Otago University 2000
  • Admitted to the Bar in New Zealand 2001

 

Amy is a leading member of our employment team, providing contentious and non-contentious advice in relation to all areas of employment law. She also advises in relation to Intellectual Property matters, with a focus on trade mark law.

Please contact her assistant, Casey Freed (DDI 07 577 8688), in the first instance.

Acting for both employers and employees on a range of issues, Amy will provide practical advice in relation to all workplace matters, including restructurings, disciplinary matters and exit negotiations. She can advise on “best practice” procedures and ensure employment agreements and policies are compliant and kept up to date with evolving workplace issues.

With a particular interest in technology related issues, Amy can advise employers how to manage their employees in the digital age with regard to issues including cyber security and use of social media.

Amy also advises in relation to Intellectual Property matters (trade marks, copyright, branding), having worked in specialist teams for firms both here and in London.

Amy achieved accreditation as a mediator through a leading alternative dispute resolution provider and has had regular involvement in many settlement negotiations and mediated disputes.