Lucy Wright, Barrister

Employment and health and safety legal advice and representation. 

Employment Law

  • Employee advice and representation
  • Employer advice and representation
  • Redundancy
  • Dismissal
  • Medical incapacity dismissal
  • Sexual harassment complaints
  • Bullying
  • Workplace investigations and reviews

Health and Safety Law

  • Advice
  • Representation
  • Incidents
Lucy Wright
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About Lucy

Lucy is a senior litigation lawyer who has worked in both prosecution and defence roles.

She has practiced in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Sydney. Her areas of practice include employment and health and safety law. She has worked in law firms, as in-house counsel, as a barrister and as an independent judicial officer. In these roles, she has gained excellent private and public sector experience. Lucy was admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand in 1999 and in New South Wales in 2005.

Areas of practice

Employment Law

  • Employee advice and representation
  • Employer advice and representation
  • Workplace investigations and reviews

Health and Safety Law

  • Advice
  • Representation
  • Incidents
  • Private prosecutions

Coronial Inquest Representation

Reduced rates available for families

CONTACT LUCY

First 15 minute remote consultation is available at no cost

As former WorkSafe lawyer, Lucy gained considerable expertise in regulatory prosecutions and providing legal assistance to workplace investigations.

Lucy was counsel in the largest and one of the most complex health and safety prosecutions taken by WorkSafe. She has appeared as counsel in the District Court, High Court and in coronial inquests. Lucy is a former Crown prosecutor and has also conducted ACC review hearings as an independent assessor.

Lucy is well placed to provide you with reliable, cost effective, solution focused and practical advice.

Lucy is a skilled negotiator.

She successfully completed the Harvard School of Law Negotiation and Leadership Program. Utilising these skills, Lucy has achieved excellent outcomes in employment disputes.

To share her skills with the next generation of lawyers, Lucy teaches both advocacy and negotiation at the College of Law.

Contact Lucy

First 15 minute remote consultation is available at no cost

PO Box 304 034​
Auckland 0622