About Us

The partners and staff of Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law are delighted to announce that at the 2015 NZ Law Awards, we were awarded Employment Law Specialist Firm of the Year.  We were thrilled to be recognised for our hard work in the past year, and since establishment in early 2011.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank our clients for their support, without which this would not be possible.

Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law is a boutique employment law firm which commenced in February 2011.  The firm's partners - Steph Dyhrberg and Johanna Drayton - have both worked in prominent law firms in Wellington and have a wealth of knowledge in employment law.  Steph and Johanna have clients in both the business sector and wider public sector, including Government Departments, Ministries, Crown entities, local government and individuals.  Johanna and Steph use their considerable commercial experience to help business people in the critical area of successfully managing their staff.  They have extensive hands-on experience assisting numerous clients in the public sector to resolve a wide range of employment issues.

Steph and Johanna take a proactive, supportive approach to resolving clients' employment law problems.  The partners have extensive experience before the Employment Relations Authority, courts and Mediation Services. The firm helps employer clients to improve their workplace agreements, policies and processes to avoid legal disputes arising, and helps employer and employee clients to resolve employment relationship issues and personal grievances quickly and effectively.

Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law provides quality, results-driven advice in a cost-effective and pragmatic manner. Steph and Johanna work alongside clients to achieve the very best outcomes in often difficult employment matters, becoming trusted advisors.