Lynne is a Partner at Anthony Harper, specialising in commercial litigation. She has advised on a range of complex matters, including shareholder disputes, governance and breach of directors’ duties, breach of trust claims, property litigation (Property Law Act, Unit Titles Act and Body Corporate governance), consumer credit, product liability issues and matrimonial property claims.
She has particular expertise insolvency and restructuring, banking and finance, and securities enforcement litigation. She has extensive experience advising creditors, debtors and insolvency practitioners on a range of issues including debt recovery, enforcement of personal guarantees, personal insolvency issues and compromises, company liquidation and receiverships, as well as Personal Property Securities Act 1999 security enforcement and priority issues. Lynne has appeared at all levels of Court, including the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and Maori Appellate Court.
Ranked by Chambers and Partners (Global) (2021 and 2022) and Legal 500 (2016-2022).
She has a Master of Laws (Hons) from the University of Auckland specialising in Commercial Law and the Personal Property Securities Act. Most recently, Lynne completed Levels 1, 2 and 3 Te Reo classes at Unitech. She is fluent in English and has conversational Cantonese.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Lynne worked in the hospitality sector, predominantly in food and beverage (fine dining) but with experience in hotels, including 6 years with the Hilton Hotel in an assistant management position and SkyCity Grand.