Copeland Ashcroft is delighted to welcome Christie McGregor to the firm as a new Partner
Christie McGregor joined the firm’s Tauranga office on 22 November 2022.
Christie specialises in employment law, having practised as a lawyer for over 20 years. Christie’s experience spans various employment law roles, including most recently as Partner of a large Bay of Plenty law firm, where she led their employment team. She also held employment law roles at pwc Sydney and at Buddle Findlay in Auckland.
Her experience includes all aspects of employment law, including restructures, acquisitions, personal grievance claims, compliance, human rights and privacy issues. Having practised as in employment lawyer in Sydney for nearly six years, Christie has gained experience advising on global acquisitions, restructures and international assignments. She has also worked with other specialist advisors on associated commercial and tax issues, including relating to employee incentives and share schemes. She is admitted to the bar in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia, and is admitted to the High Court of Australia.
Janet Copeland, Managing Partner, said “Christie brings a wealth of experience and will be a real asset to the Tauranga team and our wider NZ business. Not only will she bring substantial high level skill and experience she will add tremendous benefit to our clients with her holistic approach to resolution of issues.” Partner Kate Ashcroft couldn’t agree more: “Christie is the whole package – an expert in her field and just a lovely person. We are very happy to welcome her to our team and look forward to working closely together.”