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Fiona Dalziel

Fiona Dalziel

Senior Associate

To make an appointment, please contact Tash McDonnell tash.mcdonnell@tompkinswake.co.nz

Qualifications : BSocSc, LLB, University of Waikato.

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Fiona practices predominantly in employment law and has particular expertise in Holidays Act compliance and minimum employment entitlements including remediation work and arrears claims.  She is also well versed in the preparation of employment agreements and policy documents, provides practical assistance through employment processes (including restructures, disciplinary, performance-related and medical incapacity processes) and assists clients in raising and resolving their employment relationship problems, regularly representing clients in mediation.  

Fiona also has experience in debt recovery and ACC matters.

Fiona is noted in The Legal 500 for Asia Pacific as a Recommended Lawyer.

"I cannot say enough good things about Fiona Dalziel. Her advice is practical and commercially sound, and I’m always impressed with how quickly she can get to the heart of the matter."

- Client feedback, The Legal 500, Asia Pacific Region, Labour and Employment 2023

Areas of expertise

  • Employment Disputes
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Grievances
  • Employment Agreements and Policies
  • Restructuring/Redundancy
  • Medical Incapacity
  • Disciplinary Action
  • Termination of Employment
  • Minimum Wage
  • Holidays and Leave
  • ACC Disputes

Other credentials

  • Board member of the Midlands Sexual Assault Support Services Trust (MSASS)
  • Named a 'Rising Star' by Doyles Guide for Employment and Workplace Health and Safety 2023
  • Recommended Lawyer, Labour and Employment, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023
  • Named a 'Rising Star' by NZ|Lawyer for 2022 


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