Werner is a Partner of Wilkinson Rodgers, specialising in Immigration, Employment, Rural, Transport and Class 4 Gambling.
Typically, clients seek out Werner’s advice at an earlier stage of their project but he is also often needed to sort out problems. This litigation work sees him representing clients in the District Court (Drink Driving, Limited Licences) and Environment Court, Employment Relations Authority/Court, Liquor Licencing Authority, Gambling Commission and the Immigration & Protection Tribunal.
Werner develops long-term relationships with clients and also advises them on their business, conveyancing and property needs.
With a background in secondary teaching, Werner has worked on a variety of school and sporting boards and has a life-long interest in education. He takes pride in having a ‘solution-based’ attitude to work, and is a skilled and experienced negotiator, general problem-solver and advocate.
In his private time, Werner is a keen participant in various rural pursuits and fishing. Married to Kate, he is also a family man, and has two active children.