Our Team.

Emma Monsellier - Director
022 376 4977
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With nearly twenty years legal experience in the employment and litigation practice areas, Emma is a highly experienced and competent UK registered lawyer. Having qualified in the UK, she acquired considerable Court experience and remains a registered solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales. She has represented clients on a range of matters and regularly appears before mediation and the Employment Relations Authority as an Employment Advocate.

Emma is a leading authority on all employment matters and regularly speaks at seminars and workshops. She also conducts a twice-yearly series of in-house seminars to discuss topics of interest and current trends in the employment and human resources industries.

When she’s not busy working, Emma loves to read, attend yoga classes and potter around in the garden.

David Monsellier – Managing Director
021 044 8704
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Having successfully owned and operated his own businesses in a variety of industries over the years, David is able to provide the team with his wealth of experience in business development and strategic marketing. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the business which includes driving our vision and strategy for growth.

David’s role helps to set the standards and implement our values by working with the team to ensure that processes, training, professional development and productivity reflects our principle goals. In addition to managing the overall operations of the business, David also plays an active role in business development and enjoys networking.

When he’s not in the office he can often be seen playing squash or contemplating his next renovation project.


Sally Palmer
021 319 477
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Joining us from a large nationwide retail chain, Sally has over 15 years of strategic and operational HR Management experience, specializing in Employment Relations.   Sally brings a wealth of experience to her Employment Advocate role, being well-versed in company restructures, mediations and other proceedings.


Sally has been heavily involved in major change projects, including a recent overhaul of large-scale retail store operations for an iconic kiwi brand, however her heart lies in the challenges of the ER discipline where she works hard to achieve pragmatic outcomes tailored to each client’s needs.


Outside of work Sally enjoys camping, getting outdoors, making extravagant layer cakes for special occasions and fire and rescue activities.  Sally is a Trustee of a local Charitable Trust and enjoys giving back to the community through volunteering.

Sheridan Climo
021 794 977
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Sheridan graduated from the University of Auckland in 2018 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in 2019. In 2019 She was admitted to the New Zealand Bar after completing her Professional Legal Studies with IPLS.

Prior to joining our team in August 2021, Sheridan first worked as a Law Clerk with a large firm in Auckland before spending time at the Employment Relations Authority. Sheridan is passionate about Employment Law and helping clients reach a resolution to their employment disputes. She enjoys the challenging nature of legal work and the complexities that often arise from this area of law.

When not at work, Sheridan enjoys travelling around New Zealand, reading crime novels and baking for her friends and family

Shazreen Hussain
021 076 0404
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Shazreen graduated with a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Auckland University of Technology in November 2020.

She joined our team in August 2021 after completing her Professionals Legal Studies at the College of Law.

Shazreen enjoys her practice area of employment law and the variety of work that comes with this. She loves the challenges involved, always learning new things, and the sense of achievement in being able to help our clients.

Prior to practising law, Shazreen has 6 plus years in the telecommunications industry. Shazreen was born and raised in Fiji, and moved to New Zealand in 2011.

She is fluent in both English and Hindi, with a keen interest to speak more languages. When not working, she likes catching up with friends, shopping, watching movies, travelling whenever she can and trying new restaurants