Since the 1950's Cavell Leitch has been the leading property law team in Christchurch. Our experts have helped transfer, subdivide and develop land and buildings nationwide.


Over the last 20 years my companies have subdivided land into thousands of sections with the assistance and guidance of Cavell Leitch. In my view there is no other Christchurch firm that boasts the depth of property law skill and knowledge as they do and delivers it with such an outstandingly high level of service.”

Some of our recent projects have included:

Numerous sales and purchases of large buildings or complexes throughout New Zealand

Completion of major post-earthquake commercial leasing developments

Multi-storey apartment developments in Christchurch and other cities

Subdivision of land in environmentally sensitive areas such as around lakes

New office building resource consent, construction contracts and tenanting negotiations

Multi unit title developments of over 100 units in multiple stages in Wanaka and Queenstown

Crown pastoral leasing and tenure review

Areas of

Property Team


Senior Associates


Senior Solicitors


Registered Legal Executives

Legal Secretaries

Property Team Manager

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