Joelle joined Fitzherbert Rowe Lawyers in 2015 after spending three years in the Wairarapa working in Family and Criminal law.

She has continued her work in family law at Fitzherbert Rowe Lawyers, working on matters such as guardianship, the care of children and adoptions. Joelle specialises in employment related issues and regularly provides employers with advice about restructuring and drafting employment agreements. She provides both employers and employees with guidance through investigations and disciplinary processes.

As well as her employment law practice, Joelle provides local government advice, representing councils on prosecutions and providing advice on regulatory functions. Joelle’s direct approach enables her to get to the heart of an issue quickly, enabling her clients to reach an effective solution in a timely manner.



  • Bachelor of Law (Hons), Victoria University of Wellington
  • Bachelor of Arts, Victoria University of Wellington


Admitted in 2012, New Zealand


Joelle’s Team

Caroline Rieger

Legal Consultant - Employment Law