Specialist Employment Law Firm Wairarapa

Need a trusted legal partner in the Wairarapa? BuckettLaw is here to answer all your legal employment questions! Unlike other law firms, at BuckettLaw, we only focus on employment issues, and we personalize our answers to the specific needs of our clients. We know how important a positive workplace culture is and are there for both employers and employees if they have any issues that they would like to raise with trusted professionals. Our team knows how to deal with small and medium rural businesses and are looking forward to supporting you soon, whether you are an employer or employee in the Wairarapa.

4.9/5 Stars (18 reviews)

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Wherever You Are Located, With BuckettLaw, You Are in Good Hands.


Managing a business is complex – and managing people even more so, particularly when things don't go to plan. BuckettLaw has extensive experience advising and providing legal representation for employers from a range of industries and backgrounds across New Zealand.
Whether you are a small, medium or large business, your issue is big or small; BuckettLaw can support you with all of your employment relations requirements.


Resolving employment disputes can be daunting – we get it. BuckettLaw has a proven track record in providing advice and representation in work-related disputes and prides itself on achieving positive outcomes.
BuckettLaw will guarantee that you understand the laws that impact you, so you are fully informed and understand any decisions or actions you make. We use our depth of experience to get the right result for you.


Don't just take our word for it. Here's what our clients say...

4.9/5 Stars (18 reviews)

  • "Thank you to Tori and Barbara for their empathy, expertise and support in assisting me to deal with a stressful employment matter and nerve-wracking mediation. With their help, a mutually agreeable outcome was achieved for all parties."
    Ben Smith
  • "Having worked with Barbara and the team at BuckettLaw for nearly 20 years I cannot speak more highly of them. Their professional integrity and experience shows through in everything they provide and support us with. They are not afraid to tell it like it is, simple and direct, which is the best counsel you can ask for. With us based in Auckland and them in Wellington the distance has never been an issue as BuckettLaw is a true partner in our business."
    Chris Chong
    Chris Chong
    ECD & CEO, RedCactus Design
  • "Awesome support from Barbara and her amazing team in a difficult time. If you are in need of Employment law advice you cannot go past BuckettLaw."
    Holly Heather
  • "Thank you to Barbara and Daniel - you both made an extremely stressful period in my life go a lot smoother, and managed to bring some closure."
  • "Highly recommend Barbara, Matt & Tori...dream team to assist in any employment conflict/mediation. BuckettLaw are professional, empathetic and very knowledgeable. Highly recommended. Keep it up team, a huge thanks from my family and I!"
    Lisa Kay
    Owner, Tora Bay Wines
  • "I felt BuckettLaw to be most helpful, professional and understanding to my needs and concerns. They made me feel that I wasn't alone in my fight against a major corporation. I would definitely recommend their services to others."
    Maisie Lawrence
  • "Thank you very much for helping me and saving me from what could have been a very ugly outcome. Keep up the great work. Kind regards"
    Caitlin Talbot
  • "Barbara Buckett is a brilliant woman and lawyer. I hold her in high regard and can't thank her enough for her steadfast commitment to the cause."
    Millie Hanson
  • "Barbara and Matt were thoroughly professional and committed to achieving the best outcome possible in what I appreciated were challenging circumstances. Without their support and encouragement I would have not survived the process."
    Alfie Rowley
  • "Thank you so much for your support, emotionally and also mentally. I am so grateful to both Barbara and Matt and also the entire team at Bucketlaw for being the best and being my support during the period of the process from beginning through to the end."
    Evie Watson
  • "From the first meeting with Buckett Law I felt a great weight had been lifted off my shoulders. Barbara is awesome, she's a straight shooter, professional, perceptive and knows her stuff inside out. But it doesn't stop there, Barbara as well as her team are awesome, (thanks Matt) I very much appreciated the hard work and communications from all. At a difficult time in my life Buckett Law exceeded my expectations."
    Charlotte Kent
  • "I would highly recommend Barbara and her team to anyone who needs the services they offer. They're friendly, knowledgeable and keep you informed throughout the whole process."
    Chris Brown
  • "Continue the good work ethics and I am one satisfied client. I appreciate all of the employees most especially to Daniel for looking after me during the course of my case! Have a happy Christmas and New Year!"
    Henry Harvey
  • "Sincere thanks to Barbara, Matt and Tori for their invaluable knowledge, support and expertise during a stressful three months. I would definitely recommend this team for any difficult employment related matters. It is so important to seek professional help to get through to mediation and a successful resolution."
    Beverley Macris

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