Alex Beal

Senior Solicitor

LLB, BA - University of Canterbury



Alex is a senior solicitor in the employment team in the Christchurch office.

Alex is skilled in assisting her clients in relation to change management, dispute resolution, minimum entitlements, health and safety and privacy law.

Alex regularly works with employers of all sizes including and industries Government agencies and related organisations, franchisors/ franchisees throughout New Zealand, as well as small to medium enterprises and individuals on complex employment law issues.

Alex acts on a variety of employment law and health and safety matters, including large and small scale restructures, assessment and rectifying of employee minimum entitlement claims and all general employment relations and privacy issues.

Experience / Work highlights

Employment Law

  • Specialist advice on large scale employee minimum entitlement disputes.
  • Acting and advising on significant change management processes, including large and small scale restructures, most recently including restructures as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Government’s response to stamp out the virus in New Zealand.
  • Representing clients in mediation and assisting clients in the Employment Relations Authority.
  • Acting as co-counsel in Walford v Department of Corrections [2020] NZERA 138.