Chris Bargery

Partner, Tāmaki Makaurau | Auckland

BA (Hons), Durham University
MA, York University


d: +64 9 338 8302

m: +64 21 623 967


Chris is a partner in Anderson Lloyd’s corporate team. He is a leading corporate lawyer with over 25 years’ experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, with a particular focus on private equity transactions. Chris’ expertise also covers shareholder agreements, capital raises, and broader corporate and commercial matters. His experience spans a broad range of industry sectors.

His clients include private equity firms (both New Zealand and international), other equity investors, and domestic and international corporates. He also has extensive experience advising shareholders and business owners on the sale of their businesses, in particular, to private equity and offshore acquirers.

Chris has deep commercial experience and is highly skilled at resolving complex legal issues and finding pragmatic and commercial outcomes. He is recognised as a leading New Zealand lawyer in a number of legal directories.

Chris joined Anderson Lloyd in 2014, having previously been a partner at another leading New Zealand law firm. Prior to this, Chris worked for a major international law firm in Asia and Europe.