Harriet has experience advising international and domestic clients on a range of competition, regulatory and consumer matters.
Prior to joining Chapman Tripp, she was legal counsel for the New Zealand Commerce Commission, where she was involved in a number of high-profile merger, cartel and restrictive trade practices investigations.
- advised on the Commerce (Cartels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill
- acted as Private Secretary to the Minister of Consumer Affairs
- coordinated and undertaken high profile merger and cartel investigations
- advised on the competition policy implications of a range of government initiatives, including the regulation of psychoactive substances, plain packaging for tobacco, and alcohol minimum pricing
- assisted regulated businesses in their engagement with the Commerce Commission on regulatory changes
- advised on public law issues, including advising on the Official Information Act 1982 and select committee procedures, and
- advised New Zealand and international companies on competition and consumer law matters.