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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

Edward Dunphy

Tel:
Work +64 9 920 6460
Email:
Anthony Harper

Work Department

Property

Position

Partner - Property and Construction

Career

Ed is a highly experienced commercial property and construction solicitor who advises clients on a wide range of commercial property and construction matters.

His commercial property experience includes acting for major national and international clients on all types of commercial property matters including acquisitions and disposals, development and leasing. His commercial property clients included entities listed on the New Zealand and Australian Stock Exchange, State Owned Enterprises, developers, landlords and tenants.

Ed is considered a leading expert on Overseas Investment Act issues having been involved in a substantial number of applications, including some of the most high profile applications in recent years. Ed’s construction experience includes acting for both principals and contractors including several of the largest construction companies in New Zealand. This gives him a thorough understanding of the commercial drivers of each of the parties involved. He has advised on a wide range of construction projects including shopping centre developments, office and industrial building developments, road and rail projects, power station developments and brewery developments.

Ed was recognised in the NZ Lawyer magazine's 2015 hot list as one of the country's top thirty lawyers. The list showcased those lawyers who had made a significant contribution through innovation, leadership, community contributions or playing a key role in some of the country's most significant cases or deals.

He is recommended as a 'leading individual' in the 2016 Asia Pacific Legal 500 Directory. In particular, he is noted as being 'effective and efficient' advising Urban Partners on the sale of the Southgate Mega Centre.

Languages

English

Education

LLB (Hons)


New Zealand

Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Edward Dunphy - Anthony Harper

Within: Real estate and construction

Anthony Harper provides ‚Äėsuperb service, high-quality advice and good value for money‚Äô. In Auckland, head of construction Edward Dunphy ‚Äėgives great technical and practical advice‚Äô. He acted for Fletcher Construction and Acciona Infrastructure on a joint venture to develop the NZ$709m Puhoi to Warkworth PPP road project, and Fletcher Distribution on the renewal of its lease for premises in Kaiwharawhara, Wellington. Senior associate Tim Bunker ‚Äėalways provides excellent legal and practical advice‚Äô. Tim Barclay in Christchurch leads the property practice and his recent highlights include advising Goodman Property Trust on the sale of local assets with a total value of NZ$61m, including Southpark Industrial Estate and 15 Show Place. Daniel French, who advised HREF Health Precinct Limited on the development of a new seven-storey building in Christchurch, and Murray Weakley are also recommended.

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