Angela Harford

Partner Wellington

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Angela is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer, with a strong focus on infrastructure and projects. Her practice mainly consists of acting for public sector and private sector clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, primarily in the infrastructure, defence, electricity, oil and gas and government sectors.

Angela advises a range of public sector entities on public private partnership (PPP) procurement, together with other general procurement and commercial contracting matters. She has particular experience in relation to social and economic infrastructure, including advising on the former Social Housing Reform Programme and more recently, on public and transitional housing.

Work highlights

Next Generation Critical Communications and Crown Infrastructure Partners
Advised Next Generation Critical Communications (NGCC) (a division of New Zealand Police) and Crown Infrastructure Partners Limited (CIP) on the $1.4 billion digital infrastructure procurement of The Public Safety Network - Te Kupenga Marutau. This included a suite of major contracts for the procurement of a critical public safety communications network for New Zealand's emergency services agencies.

Western Porirua public housing partnership
Advised the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development on the successful western Porirua public housing partnership signed with Ngāti Toa.

Public private partnerships (PPP) procurement
Advised a range of public sector entities on PPP procurement, including the Department of Corrections and the New Zealand Transport Agency.

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development
Advisor to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development on public housing matters.