Zachary Pentecost

Areas of expertise


LLB (Canterbury)

BCom (Canterbury)

Alternative contact

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Zachary is a highly skilled employment lawyer at Cavell Leitch Lawyers, bringing a robust background in both law and commerce.

Zachary holds a double degree from the University of Canterbury and has extensive experience as the lead employment lawyer at a mid-sized law firm and in full-service employment and health and safety consulting.

As part of our Disputes Resolution team, Zachary offers practical solutions and comprehensive employment services for both employers and employees. His expertise covers disputes, grievances, mediations, Employment Relations Authority and Employment Court matters, restructuring, disciplinary and performance issues, as well as training and documentation.

“Being involved in a dispute can pose significant stress and challenges for both businesses and individuals. I aim to offer pragmatic and upfront advice in relation to options, risks and strategies to collaborate with my client to strategise and navigate their disputes effectively.”

Outside of his professional commitments, Zachary is deeply involved in the sports community. He is the Commissioner of American Football Canterbury and has been a dedicated board member for over a decade. Additionally, he volunteers his time at Community Law Canterbury.

For expert and practical employment law advice, contact Zachary at Cavell Leitch today.