Our areas of expertise

We can help you through all aspects of property law from sales and purchases of large buildings or complexes to commercial leasing developments and more.

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Buying and selling commercial property

Whether you're looking to buy, sell or build a large office tower or a mechanics workshop, an industrial factory or a shopping mall centre, our team has the skill and expertise to help you achieve your goals with ease.

We’ll assist you with the entire process from negotiating the contracts, completing a thorough due diligence review of all aspects of the property, putting your finance arrangements in place, and completing settlement along with resolving any issues that emerge along the way.

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Commercial leasing

As one of Christchurch's largest property law firms we have significant expertise in commercial leasing. Our lawyers act for hundreds of landlords and tenants dealing with thousands of commercial properties throughout New Zealand.

We know how important to get the lease details right. Our level of experience means we immediately recognise where the issues may lie, and how to solve them for you. We’ll work alongside you to maximise your opportunities and reduce your risk – no matter whether you’re entering into a new lease, renewing or negotiating rental for an existing lease, trying to understand your rights when the lease ends, or even enforce your rights when the lease is in default.

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Developing property

If you’re looking to subdivide a property or construct a new building, then our team of experts can guide you through the process to ensure your project is completed on time and on budget.


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"We enjoy a harmonious yet professional working relationship with Cavell Leitch. The synergy of their technical skills and our property aptitudes has produced positive outcomes for us and our customers."

Brendon Stewart – Asset Manager, DGL Commercial

Our experts

Don’t hesitate to reach out to the team directly or if you’re not sure who best to contact, reach out to us via our contact us page.

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