David wears two hats in our organisation:
He’s a property lawyer with over 13 years’ experience acting for a broad range of commercial, residential, rural and industrial clients throughout New Zealand; and
He is our Culture and People Partner, responsible for helping foster Cavell’s people, culture and brand on to ever new heights
On the property side of things David has acted on a broad range of matters including the conveyancing, construction, subdivision and financing of numerous commercial, industrial, body corporate, rural and residential properties throughout New Zealand.
David is particularly experienced in the area of commercial leasing where he has built a reputation as one of New Zealand’s leading practitioners.
He understands the importance of providing pragmatic and strategic legal advice which adds real value to his clients and their businesses.
David is also responsible for ensuring that the smart, passionate and hardworking people that make up Cavell Leitch have the tools, training and support they deserve so they can continue to work well, succeed and delight our clients.
Together with our GM, David is responsible for aligning Cavell Leitch’s values, strategy, branding and recruitment to ensure we live and breathe our culture of excellence.
Our business and family trust have engaged David Fitchett as our lawyer over many years. Throughout that time we have found him to be a thoroughly professional lawyer with a wealth of knowledge. His excellent communication skills and affable personality means engaging with him on either commercial, professional or personal matters is stress-free and reassuring. He is committed and generous with his time, and always seeks to ensure that we as clients have a thorough understanding of what he is undertaking. David’s expertise, and that of the Cavell Leitch team, has been and continues to be greatly appreciated.”