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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
Anthony Harper, Megan Compton, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND

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Megan Compton

Tel:
Work +64 3 364 3823
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Anthony Harper

Work Department

Corporate Advisory

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Megan graduated with Bachelor degrees in Law (Honours) and Science (Genetics) from the University of Otago in 2003. She commenced practice in 2004 and has worked in the field of Corporate/Commercial/IP/IT law since that time, including five years with a Magic Circle firm in London.

She joined Anthony Harper as a senior associate in 2015 and advises a board range of businesses on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, joint ventures and the full ambit of commercial contracts, company law and governance issues. She has a particular interest in the manufacturing, export and technology sectors and leads the firm's tourism speciality.

Megan has worked on deals nominated for New Zealand's Mid-Market Deal of the Year Awards in 2016 and 2017 and was recognised in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 2017 as a "next generation lawyer".

Languages

English

Member

Institute of Directors, Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce

Education

LLB(Hons)/BSc


New Zealand

Corporate and M&A

Within: Next generation lawyers

Megan Compton - Anthony Harper

Within: Corporate and M&A

Clients are ‘very happy with the service’ from Anthony Harper, which is headquartered in Christchurch. David Gould leads the team, in which ‘quiet achiever’ Chris Dann and senior associate Megan Compton (who is ‘very knowledgeable and has a good manner’) are praised by clients. The Auckland team, including managing partner Malcolm Hurley and the ‘pragmatic and helpfulGeoff Hosking, is also recommended. Hurley advised Hilton Haulage on the investment of new capital from Ngāi Tahu for a 50% stake in the company, and acted for property and equity investment company Tailorspace Investments in the acquisition of a stake in New Zealand’s largest residential homebuilder Mike Greer Homes. Hosking acted for The Selwyn Foundation in a NZ$250m social housing joint venture with Auckland Council. The firm also counts Lyttelton Port Company, Soletanche Freyssinet and Scales Corporation among its clients.

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