Henry is a very experienced sports lawyer with over ten years of legal experience in New Zealand, mostly in the professional sporting environment. Henry has been responsible for fronting highly sensitive athlete disputes, negotiating collective agreements, resolving integrity related matters, launching integrity specific education, and implementing crisis management plans. Henry’s specialist skill set in sports dispute management and depth of knowledge of the New Zealand sporting environment means that he is uniquely placed to assist sporting organisations, athletes, parents, coaches and volunteers at all levels of competition. As the Manager, Legal Innovation NZ at Immediation, Henry has assisted many parties with resolution of their sports disputes by combining an empathetic and approachable style with highly skilled and bespoke early facilitation.
Lucy Skellern is a qualified mediator. Having worked across New Zealand and Australia specialising in family dispute resolution, Lucy then became a trainer and assessor in her field. In her position as Dispute Resolution Specialist at SRCMS, Lucy expertly and empathetically guides individuals and sporting organisations through triage and provides early facilitation services. Lucy is highly skilled at bridging parties to a constructive dialogue and assisting in resolution of disputes.
Thank you for contacting the Sport and Recreation Complaints and Mediation Service.
Our Service will be closed from Thursday 23rd December 2021 returning Monday 10th January 2022. Please leave us a message with your name, telephone number and email address and we look forward to contacting you on our return. In the meantime, if you wish to access confidential counselling support, this is available free of charge to you through EAP Services. To access this:
1. Call EAP Services on 0800 327 669
2. Follow the instructions by pressing 2
3. You can make an appointment by pressing 1
4. When prompted for an organisation, quote organisation number 17168 and note you have been referred through our service, Immediation New Zealand Limited.
5. You will be able to book a session
We wish you all the best for a happy Christmas and New Year and look forward to assisting you in 2022.