top of page

Black Door Law


Black Door Law is a boutique employment law firm which puts people at the centre of what we do. Our strength is the relationships we hold and build to create a true partnership. We work together with our clients to get the best possible tailored solution for them because every situation is different. Black Door Law is the Early Childhood Council’s preferred supplier for employment law advice and operate the exclusive ECC Employer Helpline.

Black Door Law was founded in 2021 by Caroline Rieger (Caro) who after a wealth of experience and time in partnership leading employment law teams at big firms wanted to create a law firm that was truly values-driven and led. With 3 specialist employment lawyers (Caro, Grace and Alex), the firm provides top notch legal advice.

Black Door Law prides itself on excellence in client service and understanding that sometimes the legal issue is only a small part of a wider problem that needs to be addressed. The Firm’s commitment to excellence has led to them being named one of four excellence awardees in the New Zealand Law Awards – Specialist Employment Law Firm of the Year for 2021/2022. Black Door Law is an accredited living wage employer and is only one of 12 law firms in New Zealand with this accreditation.

bottom of page