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AUCKLAND: HR101 | How to run a restructure


Our popular HR101's with Duncan Cotterill are back. Join Alastair and Georgie for a 101 on running a restructure.

This will be a practical session covering the following:

☑️ Getting your business case right

☑️ Consultation requirements

☑️ Selection criteria and redeployment obligations

☑️ Restructuring during lockdown

☑️ Legal/Business impact if process goes wrong

☑️ Common mistakes

This workshop is for all levels of HR professionals and HR students looking to learn about, or refresh themselves on, restructuring.

This event will be held online at Alert Levels 2, 3 or 4. Should Auckland be at level 1 by the 21st October, this event will be held in person at the Duncan Cotterill offices, with catering.

Our Presenters

Alastair Espie, Senior Associate, Duncan Cotterill

Alastair – Alastair is a specialist employment lawyer in Duncan Cotterill’s Auckland office, and provides strategic advice on a broad range of workplace issues for a number of New Zealand’s most significant brands. He regularly represents clients at mediation, in the Employment Relations Authority and in the Employment Court. Alastair is a member of the ADLS Employment Law Committee, and is on the editorial board of the Lexis Nexis Employment Law Bulletin.

Georgie Raymond, Solicitor, Duncan Cotterill

Georgie - Georgie is a solicitor in the Employment and Health and Safety team at Duncan Cotterill. She has a background in general litigation, including commercial, criminal, privacy and animal welfare law. Georgie has experience working on matters involving various tribunals, coronial inquiries, mediation, the Employment Relations Authority and the Courts. More recently, Georgie has been focusing on providing strategic advice on a broad range of workplace issues.

With thanks to our Sponsor

Duncan Cotterill’s specialist employment team is one of the biggest in New Zealand and works across New Zealand assisting clients navigate their employment and health and safety issues. We believe the best advice is given by analysing the people involved, the situations at hand and the wider context of your business objectives. We help employers of all sizes, from owner / operators and SMEs to multinationals and senior executives, with the full range of employment law issues from all our five offices.


  • HRNZ Members = FREE
  • HRNZ Student Members = FREE
  • Non Members = $25.00

Please note our prices include GST.

A zoom link and Joining Instructions will be sent the day prior to the event.

To Register

HRNZ Members: to receive the discounted Member rates or FREE Member registrations (where available) click on the LOGIN Link under the BUY TICKETS Button, then register through the BUY TICKETS link.

Non-members: register using the BUY TICKETS link in the Event Listing.


Fees will be due for payment in full prior to the event.

Cancellations and Refunds

To receive a full refund cancellations must be received by HRNZ by email to [email protected] two working days before the day of the event.

Cancellations after this time and/or 'no shows' on the day will be payable in full.

Appropriate substitutions are welcome - please email [email protected] with their details.