Ms Kathryn McKinney > Anthony Harper > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

Anthony Harper
LEVEL 6, CHORUS HOUSE
66 WYNDHAM STREET
AUCKLAND
New Zealand

Work Department

Employment

Position

Partner

Career

Kathryn has over 20 years’ experience practising employment law. She started her career working in London for international firm Baker McKenzie LLP and her work over the years has continued to have an international focus. She has worked both in-house and in private practice for other international businesses and law firms.

Kathryn advises on the full spectrum of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious, including employment relations disputes, industrial relations and compliance work. She has become particularly known for her dispute resolution expertise.

Education

LLB (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > Labour and employment

Anthony Harper impresses with its ‘fantastic overall knowledge’ in employment law and health and safety. Its lawyers handle contentious and non-contentious matters, working to support managers and employers in M&A transactions, investigations into bullying and harassment, and act as defence counsel to health and safety prosecution. Practice co-lead Grant Nicholson is an authority on such prosecutions by the regulator and the police, he successfully defended Smart Environmental, a waste management collection and management company, against charges of reckless conduct after a rubbish collection truck driver was killed. Kathryn McKinney co-heads the employment practice. Nicola Tiffen left in May 2021.