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Anthony Harper

LEVEL 6, CHORUS HOUSE, 66 WYNDHAM STREET, AUCKLAND 1140, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 9 920 6400
Fax:
Fax +64 9 920 9599
Email:
Web:
www.anthonyharper.co.nz
Auckland, Christchurch

New Zealand

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Anthony Harper

At Anthony Harper, β€˜the service is excellent and good value for money’. Christchurch-based Nigel Oliver is β€˜very commercial and knowledgeable’. Oliver and Auckland-based Grant Goldsmith advised banks including HSBC on large debt and loan transactions for a dairy company. Goldsmith also advised Americold New Zealand on NZ$300m in syndicated facilities.

Leading individuals

Grant Goldsmith - Anthony Harper

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Anthony Harper

Christchurch-based David Gould leads the team at Anthony Harper, where the β€˜excellent’ Chris Dann is highly recommended. Gould advised Arrow Products on the acquisition of Australian company Specialized Apparel. The Auckland team, which includes managing partner Malcolm Hurley, Michael Moyes and Geoff Hosking, is increasingly prominent in the market.

Next generation lawyers

Megan Compton - Anthony Harper

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Anthony Harper

Anthony Harper β€˜has some of the most experienced and highly regarded practitioners in the country’. Christchurch-based Peter Woods leads the β€˜helpful, knowledgeable and client-focused’ team. He led an action against EQC on behalf of homeowners affected by the Canterbury earthquakes. Richard Smedley and Auckland-based Karen Kemp are β€˜friendly and take the time to understand clients’. Dan Hughes is also recommended.

Next generation lawyers

Lisa Taylor - Anthony Harper

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Anthony Harper

Anthony Harper has built a strong practice around Auckland-based Jennifer Mills (β€˜dynamic and very good with clients’) and Christchurch-based special counsel Dean Kilpatrick. Mills provided high-level strategic advice to CBRE and DHL on the ability to alter executive bonuses, and assisted Goodman Fielder with restraint of trade agreements for executives. Barrister, former Crown prosecutor and β€˜brilliant litigator’ Kevin Patterson joined in Auckland.

Leading individuals

Jennifer Mills - Anthony Harper

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Anthony Harper

Anthony Harper is known for β€˜specialist strategic advice and heavy partner involvement’. Auckland-based Michael Moyes advises franchise restaurant operator BurgerFuel on its trade mark portfolio. Chris Dann in Christchurch is also recommended. Other clients include Auckland International Airport and Foley Family Wines.

Leading individuals

Michael Moyes - Anthony Harper

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Anthony Harper

Anthony Harper is β€˜one of the best – fast and efficient with astute knowledge’. β€˜Advice is prompt, to the point and cost effective’ from β€˜pragmatic, hands-on’ partner Edward Dunphy in Auckland, and Tim Barclay, Murray Weakley and the β€˜absolutely great’ Daniel French in Christchurch. Barclay advised Goodman Property Trust on the NZ$93m sale of a 16,000sqm office building in Auckland’s Viaduct Precinct. Dunphy’s clients include Fletcher Construction.

Leading individuals

Edward Dunphy - Anthony Harper

Tim Barclay - Anthony Harper

Next generation lawyers

Mark Orman - Anthony Harper

Tim Bunker - Anthony Harper

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Anthony Harper

Anthony Harper β€˜has some of the most experienced and highly regarded corporate restructuring and insolvency practitioners in the country’, with clients picking out Christchurch-based Crispin Vinnell and β€˜strong litigator’ Dan Hughes in Auckland as two of the leading lights. Hughes advised the administrators of fashion retailer Meredith & Moore.

Leading individuals

Crispin Vinnell - Anthony Harper

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