Vaughn Harrison focuses on corporate law. His strength lies in managing large and complex transactions for multinationals in multiple jurisdictions, involving a variety of issues such as due diligence, tax and restructuring, HR, IP, regulatory matters, and merger approvals.

 

Vaughn Harrison focuses on corporate law. His strength lies in managing large and complex transactions for multinationals in multiple jurisdictions, involving a variety of issues such as due diligence, tax and restructuring, HR, IP, regulatory matters, and merger approvals.

 

Over the years he has assisted numerous multinational groups and other clients in setting up and operating businesses in South Africa and the rest of Africa.

 

Vaughn has over 25 years’ experience in the life science sector. This includes advising clients on market entry, including licensing, and obtaining market authorisations; classification and registration of medicines, complementary medicines and medical devices; assisting with labelling and advertising of pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs and personal use products; drafting and vetting complex commercial agreements as well as assisting multinational clients with the preparation and vetting of tenders, pitches and contracts in the health care and pharmaceutical industries.

 

He has experience in representing clients in the health care, pharmaceutical, foodstuffs and related industries in litigation, arbitration and the resolution of disputes.

 

Vaughn was on the panel of the Special Board for the Hearing of Income Tax Appeals, a Minister of Finance appointment, for five years.

 

As a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) he has presented various papers at IBA meetings.

 

He assisted the American Bar Association with documentation for a publication on acquisitions in South Africa. Vaughn has spoken at a number of conferences and has published articles on a variety of matters, including issues relating to corporate law.

Practices

Corporate

Commercial

Complex Contracting

M&A

Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects

Marketing and Advertising

Education

1973  BA - University of Stellenbosch

1975  LLB - University of Stellenbosch

1980  HDip Tax Law - University of the Witwatersrand

Awards/Rankings

2014-2018 Recommended in Who’s Who Legal : Franchise

2002 Chambers as global leading lawyer

2018-2019 Recommended in Legal 500 Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Bar Admissions

1981  Attorney, South Africa

1998  Solicitor, UK

Court Admissions

1977 Advocate, High Court of South Africa

Languages

English

Afrikaans

LinkedIn

https://za.linkedin.com/in/vaughn-harrison-0b262011

Vaughn Harrison

Consultant

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+27 11 523 6124

+27 11 286 6900

Practice area:

Corporate/transaction advisory & commercial

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