Mr Michael Harper > Chapman Tripp > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile
Chapman Tripp Offices
23 ALBERT STREET
PO BOX 2206
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Mr Michael Harper
Banking and finance, restructuring and insolvency.
Michael co-leads our restructuring & insolvency law team and he is a partner in our finance team. Michael has been involved in most of New Zealand’s significant restructurings and insolvencies over the last 15 years. He has extensive international restructuring and insolvency experience, having worked in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Bangkok and London.
Member of the New Zealand Law Society
BA, LLB (Hons), University of Canterbury; Admitted 1994
Lawyer Rankings(Hall of Fame)
Chapman Tripp has one of the most prominent restructuring and insolvency practice in New Zealand and has an outstanding track record in debt restructuring and distressed debt, voluntary administration, and the design and implementation of schemes and compromises. It acts for all of the country’s leading insolvency practitioners including KordaMentha and PwC, as well as leading banks such as Bank of New Zealand, ANZ Bank and Westpac. Litigator Michael Arthur and restructuring and insolvency specialist Michael Harper in Auckland are the practice heads. Senior associate Janko Marcetic has substantial experience in acting for company directors facing claims for alleged breaches of duty and regulatory charges. Wellington partner Daniel Kalderimis is an experienced advisor and advocate in large commercial disputes and leads Chapman Tripp’s international law practice.
- Hall of Fame - New Zealand > Restructuring and insolvency
- Leading individuals - New Zealand > Restructuring and insolvency
- Restructuring and insolvency - New Zealand
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance
- Competition law
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- Intellectual property
- Investment funds
- Projects and resources management (including environment)
- Real estate and construction
- Restructuring and insolvency