Senior Solicitor, Wellington

Christy Harcourt

Christy Harcourt Wellington

Profile

Christy specialises in public law, and advises government departments, Crown entities, and State-owned enterprises, as well as private clients, on a range of public, regulatory, and commercial matters.

Christy advises clients on the legislative process, statutory decision-making, and compliance with administrative law obligations.  She also regularly advises on overseas investment law, acting for a range of clients applying for consent under the Overseas Investment Act 2005.



Work highlights

Advising the Electricity Authority

on amendments to the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010

Advising clients

on the implications of proposed commercial transactions under the Overseas Investment Act 2005, and preparing applications for consent

Advising Crown entity clients

on the interpretation of their statutory functions and the extent of their obligations under the Crown Entities Act 2004

Advising clients

on their obligations under the Official Information Act 1982

Working on secondment to the Electricity Authority

as a senior solicitor on three separate occasions

Advising the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind

in relation to the repeal of the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind Act Repeal Act 2016

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Alternate contacts

Susie Kilty

Susie Kilty

Partner, Wellington

Susie specialises in competition, fair trading, overseas investment consents and economic regulation, particularly of infrastructure…

  • DDI +64 4 498 7356
  • M +64 21 792 134

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Tony Dellow

Tony Dellow

Partner, Wellington

Tony specialises in competition law and regulatory processes, especially in infrastructure industries. Tony’s practice is unique…

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  • M +64 21 349 651

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Natasha Wilson

Natasha Wilson

Special Counsel, Wellington

Natasha is a member of our public law team in Wellington, and has extensive experience in the health, education, and science and techno…

  • DDI +64 4 498 7344
  • M +64 21 727 940

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