Rita is a Barrister specialising in employment law, criminal and traffic infringements, drink driving offences, civil litigation, and relationship property issues.
Prior to becoming a Barrister, Rita spent 10 years working as a Human Resource Manager with both Cater Holt Harvey and Fonterra. In those roles Rita was involved in strategy development, union negotiations, recruitment, restructuring, redundancies and all aspects of employment law involving employment disputes, personal grievances, formal warnings and dismissals.
Rita has a first class honours degree and represented Waikato Law School in negotiation competitions in both New Zealand and Australia.
Rita is client focused and committed to assisting her clients with their legal issues.