Sean O'Sullivan has acted for clients in personal grievance and employment contract disputes brought in the Employment Authority and has represented clients in both the Employment Court and the Court of Appeal.

Sean leads the Wellington healthcare team specialising in medico-legal defence work on instructions from the Medical Protection Society.

Sean also provides strategic advice for clients undertaking change management processes (restructuring and redundancy). He has depth of experience in collective bargaining, preparation and negotiation of collective agreements and multi-employer collective agreements, preparation and review of human resource and health and safety policies, training and seminars on employment law and occupational health and safety issues.

He has a wide range of experience in the resolution of commercial disputes. he has particular experience in the area of property litigation. He has acted in several of the leading cases which clarified the on-going obligations of guarantors of leases where the tenant had defaulted or been liquidated.

Sean is also a pro bono partner for the Wellington office.