Our employment law team will provide you with a service that best suits your needs. We bring to our work an interesting blend of work and life experiences. We understand the heartache and distress employees and employers experience when confronted by employment relationship problems. Our job is to help you find a solution to your problems and we pride ourselves on doing this very well.
Anna Oberndorfer is the Managing Director of Your Employment Law Link. She has an LLB as well as a BA in Political Science. Anna has been practicing since 2011 and has headed the firm since 2016. Anna is regarded as one of Canterbury’s leading employment advocates. She represented the University of Canterbury in the prestigious ALSA international championships in Melbourne in which teams from around Australia, New Zealand and the broader Asia-Pacific battle it out in various disciplines. Anna was New Zealand’s top performer in the art of cross-examination. She is known for having an excellent understanding of her client’s case and the law. Anna is also a parent of four boys and appreciates the realities of managing work, business and family life. Anna is available to meet in both our city and Kaiapoi offices.
Lorie is the first person you will have contact with when contacting Your Employment Law Link; she manages the office. Lorie will offer employment advice via our advice line and can assist your business with drafting or amending employment agreements. Lorie has come from a background of Human Resources and Business Management. Over the past 12 years she has managed multiple-site businesses and has extensive experience in people management and human resource functions. With her husband she shares the parenting of two teenage daughters. Lorie brings to her role the essential empathy and understanding needed when employment relationships are struggling.