Tess von Dadelszen


Tess is an employment law expert who works with employer and employee clients on all employment law issues. 

Tess is focused on providing pragmatic advice, and achieving the best possible outcomes, in a timely and cost-effective manner. Tess is particularly interested in assisting with disciplinary and performance management issues, restructures, and issues arising out of the parental leave legislation. Tess will work with you to assess the issues with legal and practical considerations in mind, and explain options for moving forward in plain language. 


Tess has a wide range of experience across all aspects of employment law – including disciplinary issues, performance management, personal grievances, restructuring and redundancy, parental leave, health and safety, salary and wage matters, employment agreements and restraints of trade. Tess is experienced in mediation, the Employment Relations Authority, and has appeared in the Employment Court.

Tess regularly presents seminars and enjoys partnering with businesses to conduct issues-based training for management to upskill them in employment relations matters.