Chloe Chai | Pitt & Moore, Lawyers in Nelson

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Chloe Chai

Position: Solicitor
Email: Chloe.Chai@pittandmoore.co.nz
DDI: +64 3 928 0723
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Canterbury (2015)
  • Bachelor of Art, University of Canterbury (2015)
  • 2015
    • Member of the Auckland District Law Society
    • Member of the Nelson Young Lawyers

    After starting her legal career with the Nelson Bays Community Law Centre providing vulnerable people in our community with legal assistance, Chloe worked as a Solicitor gaining a solid background in Employment, ACC, Family and Criminal Law.

    Chloe joined Pitt & Moore in 2018. She specialises in immigration and employment law matters. Having lived in one of the most diverse countries in Asia, Chloe has a great appreciation for and insight into different cultures. She is also fluent in Malay and Mandarin and as such is able to assist clients by communicating with them in their native tongue.

    Chloe provides immigration advice to individuals and their families seeking New Zealand visas. She also assists employers who are looking to employ skilled migrants.

    In particular, Chloe has experience in advising those wishing to reunite with family members or partners under the Refugee reunification categories and Partnership-based visa applications. She also specialises in Section 61 requests and appeals to the Immigration & Protection Tribunal.

    Having a background in employment law, Chloe is able to advise employers with respect to employment law compliance before visa applications are submitted to Immigration New Zealand. She also has a background in litigation and is able to effectively represent clients who are having difficulties with their visa applications or their immigration status.

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    Chloe works with clients on a variety of employment matters, including raising and defending personal grievances, reviewing, drafting and advising on employment agreements as well as providing advice on overall employment law compliance.

    With experience in litigation, Chloe is able to effectively negotiate and assist her clients in reaching resolutions as early as practicable. Where necessary, she is able to represent clients before the Employment Relations Authority and at further appeal forums.

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