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Hogan Lovells (South Africa)

22 FREDMAN DRIVE, SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG 2196, SOUTH AFRICA
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Work +27 11 286 6900
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Vaughn Harrison

Tel:
Work +27 11 286 6900
Email:
Web:
www.hoganlovells.com/en/vaughn-harrison
Hogan Lovells US LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Vaughn Harrison focuses on corporate law. His strength lies in managing large and complex transactions for multinationals in multiple jurisdictions, involving a variety of issues (such as due diligence, tax and restructuring, HR, IP, regulatory matters, and merger approvals).

Over the years he has assisted numerous multinational groups and other clients in setting up and operating businesses in South Africa and the rest of Africa.

In addition, Vaughn has over 25 years’ experience in the life science sector. This includes advising clients on market entry, including licensing, and obtaining market authorisations; classification and registration of medicines, complementary medicines and medical devices; assisting with labelling and advertising of pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs and personal use products; drafting and vetting complex commercial agreements as well as assisting multinational clients with the preparation and vetting of tenders, pitches and contracts in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.


South Africa

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Hogan Lovells (South Africa) has continued to expand its senior bench with several new directors, including Sibongile Solombela  , who joined from Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, and Vivien Chaplin and Rachel Kelly from ENSafrica. The expanded team is gaining further market recognition and advised Investec Bank on the purchase of its head office in Sandton from Growthpoint Properties. It also assisted AccorHotels with its acquisition of a 50% stake in each of the Mantis Group and Giltedge Group, which own hotels across the African continent. Team members are 'dedicated and understand the needs of clients' and are 'skilled and knowledgeable'. Key names include senior figure Carl Stein, Danielle Magidson and private equity expert Jeff Buckland. Vaughn Harrison  is 'an absolute pleasure to work with' and is 'able to interpret contracts with accuracy and detect all risks'. Warren Drue joined Webber Wentzel in February 2019.

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