Carl Blake

Carl Blake

Senior Associate

New Zealand
Simpson Grierson

Carl is a senior associate in Simpson Grierson's Auckland employment law group and works with a number of large organisations on a variety of strategic employment issues. 

Carl provides strategic advice on all aspects of employment law, including:

  • Corporate restructures
  • Sales and purchases of businesses
  • Personal grievances
  • Employment agreements and policies
  • Health and safety
  • Human rights and privacy
  • Accident compensation
  • Collective bargaining

Carl regularly attends mediations on behalf of employers, and has appeared as lead counsel in a variety of litigation before the Employment Relations Authority, Employment Court and Court of Appeal.

Having previously worked within the Accident Compensation Corporation and the Human Rights Commission, Carl has a great deal of expertise in Accident Compensation Corporation issues affecting employers, and compliance issues with legislation such as the Human Rights Act and the Privacy Act.