BA (History/Sociology) (Canterbury)
David understands the importance of providing friendly, pragmatic and strategic legal advice which adds real value and clarity to his clients and their businesses.
On the property side of things David has worked with Cavell’s clients on a broad range of matters including the buying and selling, development, subdivision and financing of a wide range of 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.
"I realise that it can be an intimidating and stressful prospect engaging a lawyer. I can use my expertise to help you successfully navigate your way through any property-related issues so you can achieve your goals with ease.
I enjoy providing my clients with friendly, timely and clear advice about their property law queries, and I’m happy to work in with my clients however best suits their needs. It is important to me that you feel comfortable about when and how your problem will be solved, and how much it will cost."
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.
“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.”
"I feel very fortunate to have David Fitchett supporting us. He is always very quick to respond and I value his contribution significantly."