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Mei Fern Johnson

Wellington City, New Zealand Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Energy & Natural Resources
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Mei Fern Johnson is well regarded for her handling of large transactions, restructures and joint ventures, as well as procurements and contractual issues, within the energy sector.
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Practice Areas

Mei Fern practises in the areas of corporate and commercial law, including in the specialty areas of M&A (including restructuring and joint ventures), oil and gas, energy, technology, and infrastructure.

She brings to clients a deep understanding of the applicable regulatory frameworks of the industries in which her projects are based, including obtaining regulatory consent for foreign investment in New Zealand.

She is experienced in stakeholder management, having worked on various high profile and sensitive projects. She also provides expert advice in major procurement and tendering processes, including responding to Government tender processes.

Career

Mei Fern was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2000. She is an experienced adviser to Board members and senior executives, including from her time as (Acting) General Counsel at a substantial and high profile Crown entity.

Professional Memberships

Mei Fern is a Russell McVeagh board member and an advisory board member for Totum Limited. She is a member of Global Women and the Institute of Directors.

Publications

Mei Fern co-authored the New Zealand chapters of the Chambers and Partners Public Procurement and Government Contracts Law Global Practice Guide 2019, The Energy Regulation and Markets Review (2nd Edition), and Chambers and Partners Corporate M&A Legal Practice Guide 2016.

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