Our Team

Katharina Friedli

Associate LL.B, Dip Tch

Katharina joined MWIS in 2009 and is a Senior Solicitor in our Employment Law team and our HR advisor.

Katharina advises on all employment matters – including drafting employment agreements and policies, advising and assisting with personal grievances, health and safety issues, restructurings, redundancies, union advice and mediation. Her aim is to give practical and solution focussed advice. Originally from Switzerland, Katharina is also able to help out with any necessary translation for our German speaking clients.

A firm believer in striving for success, Katharina is the honorary solicitor for both Dress for Success Northland and Dress to Impress. She is also treasurer of Whangarei Heads Playcentre and gives legal advice at the Citizen Advice Bureau.

Outside of work, Katharina enjoys time with her two young children, exploring Whangarei Heads, and getting out on the water.