Local Government


Cavell Leitch is one of the only law firms with a specialist consultant who has worked as an in-house lawyer, headed a Council legal services unit and held other management positions at the Council for over 30 years. This expertise ranks Cavell Leitch as one of the most knowledgeable firms in New Zealand when advising both council and developer clients in relation to the Local Government Act and Resource Management Act.

Cavell Leitch currently has a number of district councils as clients who choose to use our services due to the quality of advice and service they receive. Our teams understand the unique challenges facing the public sector and this is evident in the testimonials received from current clients.