Cavell Leitch

Cavell Leitch

However you’re stuck, we are a Christchurch law firm that is here to help, not make it harder. That’s why our legal advice is simple to understand with a clear point of view, so you can make decisions you’re sure about and get moving again.

Full service law firm providing legal advice in the following areas: Business, Employment, Estates, Immigration, Litigation, Banking, Property, Relationships, Resource Management and Trusts.

Operating as usual

18/06/2021

From 1 July 2021 the way that most vendors and purchasers of commercial property enter into agreements for sale and purchase will change.

Cavell Leitch commercial property lawyer Mike Parker talks about the introduction of the new “purchase price allocation” (PPA) rules.

Click the link to read the full article. https://cutt.ly/anVtFUw

#commercialproperty #propertylaw #propertylawyer

From 1 July 2021 the way that most vendors and purchasers of commercial property enter into agreements for sale and purchase will change.

Cavell Leitch commercial property lawyer Mike Parker talks about the introduction of the new “purchase price allocation” (PPA) rules.

Click the link to read the full article. https://cutt.ly/anVtFUw

#commercialproperty #propertylaw #propertylawyer

09/06/2021

Exciting new role at Cavell Leitch! Have you met our Experience Co-ordinator?

We want to ensure our clients are getting the best possible experience when working with us, this is why we have a role dedicated to ensuring our clients are getting the best out of their relationship with Cavell Leitch.

Meet Greer, our epic Experience Co-ordinator. She works closely with our Culture and People Partner to make sure clients are getting the best possible care. Part of her role is to look at the ways we engage with our clients and seek out areas we can improve on. Greer also assists the Cavell Leitch Board and General Manager and works with the Quality Assurance and Trust Manager in helping to manage our statutory obligations.

Exciting new role at Cavell Leitch! Have you met our Experience Co-ordinator?

We want to ensure our clients are getting the best possible experience when working with us, this is why we have a role dedicated to ensuring our clients are getting the best out of their relationship with Cavell Leitch.

Meet Greer, our epic Experience Co-ordinator. She works closely with our Culture and People Partner to make sure clients are getting the best possible care. Part of her role is to look at the ways we engage with our clients and seek out areas we can improve on. Greer also assists the Cavell Leitch Board and General Manager and works with the Quality Assurance and Trust Manager in helping to manage our statutory obligations.

Cavell Leitch updated their information in their About section. 03/06/2021

Cavell Leitch updated their information in their About section.

Cavell Leitch updated their information in their About section.

03/06/2021

We are on a mission at Cavell Leitch…

It’s our mission to deliver New Zealand’s best legal experience!

We understand legal matters can be confusing, stressful and scary so we try our hardest to simplify this process.

Let us deal with the messy so you can keep on moving!

Head over to our website to see how we can help you.

27/05/2021

10 days sick leave is coming soon...
The Government has introduced a Bill to increase the minimum employee sick leave entitlement from five days, to ten days per year.

Find out what this means for you. Our employment team have answered your questions in the link below
https://bit.ly/3bV2Fab

#sickleave #government #employee #parliament #employer

10 days sick leave is coming soon...
The Government has introduced a Bill to increase the minimum employee sick leave entitlement from five days, to ten days per year.

Find out what this means for you. Our employment team have answered your questions in the link below
https://bit.ly/3bV2Fab

#sickleave #government #employee #parliament #employer

Photos from Cavell Leitch's post 13/05/2021

Last Thursday our GM Craig had the pleasure of hosting a business leaders lunch in conjunction with Cure Kids CEO Frances Benge.

It was held at The Botanic Glass House with a small number of clients, associates and partners of Cure Kids. Where Craig discussed Cavell's connection with Cure Kids and introduced our new brand to the guests. Frances spoke about the work that Cure Kids have been doing especially work relevant to the Canterbury region for children.

#CureKids #Christchurch

13/05/2021

Congratulations Jenna!

Jenna Graduated with a New Zealand Diploma in Legal Executive Studies last week. We are very proud of you on your tremendous achievement Jenna!

#Congratulations #Gradualtion #LegalExecutive #DiplomaInLegalExecutiveStudies

Congratulations Jenna!

Jenna Graduated with a New Zealand Diploma in Legal Executive Studies last week. We are very proud of you on your tremendous achievement Jenna!

#Congratulations #Gradualtion #LegalExecutive #DiplomaInLegalExecutiveStudies

Christchurch Lawyers - Move With Confidence - Cavell Leitch 11/05/2021

Christchurch Lawyers - Move With Confidence - Cavell Leitch

Everything you need to know about the new-look Cavell Leitch!

check out the link
http://createsend.com/t/d-D51E0030EBD36AE92540EF23F30FEDED

Christchurch Lawyers - Move With Confidence - Cavell Leitch At Cavell Leitch, it's our mission to deliver NZ's best legal experience. Our Christchurch lawyers will make sure you're making your next move with confidence.

Photos from Cavell Leitch's post 11/05/2021

Welcome to the new-look Cavell Leitch!

Exciting things have been happening at Cavell. Head over to our website to check out what all the fuss is about!

05/05/2021

Check out this bunch of lawyer legends at their monthly peer support group meeting today!

Our junior and intermediate lawyers come together monthly and it's a great way for them to discuss matters, refer work amongst each other and to carry out joint marketing initiatives. Not to mention a great chance to get to know each other over some coffee and savouries!

Check out this bunch of lawyer legends at their monthly peer support group meeting today!

Our junior and intermediate lawyers come together monthly and it's a great way for them to discuss matters, refer work amongst each other and to carry out joint marketing initiatives. Not to mention a great chance to get to know each other over some coffee and savouries!

30/04/2021

Congratulations to our newest Associates!

We have loved seeing James, Elliot and Kimberlee grow into the brilliant lawyers they are today. They each bring their own unique approach to their work.

Not only are they experts in their respective fields, they are passionate about helping their clients and they elevate the team around them.

Keep up the great work!

Congratulations to our newest Associates!

We have loved seeing James, Elliot and Kimberlee grow into the brilliant lawyers they are today. They each bring their own unique approach to their work.

Not only are they experts in their respective fields, they are passionate about helping their clients and they elevate the team around them.

Keep up the great work!

Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble – What if my Employee gets Stuck Across the Ditch? 14/04/2021

Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble – What if my Employee gets Stuck Across the Ditch?

Quarantine free travel with Australia is about to commence, and while it’s super exciting we can go and visit our Aussie neighbours, travel will not be what it was before COVID-19. Another outbreak could leave New Zealand employees stuck overseas indefinitely, along with a frustrated employer.

Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble – What if my Employee gets Stuck Across the Ditch? Written by Sophie Carter and Kendal Cosgrove - Employment The much-anticipated Trans-Tasman travel bubble will commence on 19 April 2021. This is exciting news, but quarantine free international travel will not be what it was prior to COVID-19. Another outbreak in either country could mean that the....

TikTok on the Clock - Harmless Fun or Serious Misconduct? 02/03/2021

TikTok on the Clock - Harmless Fun or Serious Misconduct?

TikTok exploded onto the social media scene during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it poses serious HR issues once it enters the workplace.

What happens if an employee is making TikToks in worktime?

#TikTok #employmentlaw #HR #covid19

TikTok on the Clock - Harmless Fun or Serious Misconduct? If you would like further advice on social media or employment law, please contact a member of the Cavell Leitch Employment Team.

25/02/2021

Proudly introducing our new look Employment Team!

The ambitious and vivacious Sophie Carter and Kendal Cosgrove have joined forces and are ready to advise and represent on all aspects of employment law, assisting employers, employees and HR professionals.

Sophie and Kendal are currently planning a seminar to keep you informed on the latest changes in the employment space, so keep an eye out for an invitation to one of our popular updates.

It’s great to see these two come together to form such a strong and competent team. The positive impact they are already having on our clients is outstanding.

#employmentlaw #employment #team #humanresources #leadership #workplacesolutions

Proudly introducing our new look Employment Team!

The ambitious and vivacious Sophie Carter and Kendal Cosgrove have joined forces and are ready to advise and represent on all aspects of employment law, assisting employers, employees and HR professionals.

Sophie and Kendal are currently planning a seminar to keep you informed on the latest changes in the employment space, so keep an eye out for an invitation to one of our popular updates.

It’s great to see these two come together to form such a strong and competent team. The positive impact they are already having on our clients is outstanding.

#employmentlaw #employment #team #humanresources #leadership #workplacesolutions

Photos from Catalytic Foundation's post 11/02/2021

We are always proud to be able to support the fantastic work of United Way New Zealand.

cavell.co.nz 24/01/2021

Farm Debt Mediation Act - What you need to know.

If you are involved in the credit or rural industries you may be aware that the Farm Debt Mediation Act is now in effect.

We have created this infographic which highlights what you need to know.

Please get in touch with our team to discuss your specific circumstances and how we can help.

cavell.co.nz If you are involved in the credit or rural industries you may be aware that the Farm Debt Mediation Act is now in effect. Our infographic below highlights what you need to know. To discuss your specific circumstances and how we might be able to assist you please contact Susan Bevin or Holly Cassin.

cavell.co.nz 18/01/2021

7 legal questions you should ask yourself at the beginning of a New Year.

Answer these 7 basic legal questions so that you are ready to start 2021 with certainty.

Get in touch with our team if you would like some support to get your legal affairs in check this year.

cavell.co.nz The New Year is a timely reminder for people to ensure their basic legal affairs are in order. Make sure that these 7 things are ticked off so that you are setting yourself up for a succesful and worry free 2021. Have you recently entered into a new relationship and need to discuss a contracting out...

cavell.co.nz 09/11/2020

New Zealand Immigration Update - Managed isolation and quarantine slots limited

As you may have heard the government has announced that places in Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) are extremely limited leading up to the holiday period.

Our advice would be to secure a voucher for a place in MIQ before booking any non-refunadable travel in the lead up to Christmas.

If you have any questions please get in touch with our immigration team.

cavell.co.nz Background INZ have recently introduced a Managed Isolation Allocation System (MIAS), to help allocate places in managed isolation to those travelling to New Zealand. This voucher system came into force at midnight 2 November 2020 and is now mandatory for all individuals travelling to New Zealand. U...

03/11/2020

Our property experts have designed a guide to assist you through the process of buying a house.

If you would like a copy emailed to you, please send us a message and we will deliver one directly to your inbox.

Remember everyone's situation is different and we will tailor our legal advice to your individual circumstances - you may even end up dealing with this Cavell legend.

cavell.co.nz 20/10/2020

The new Privacy Act – is your workplace prepared?

It has been a big year for employers, and it is about to get even bigger with the introduction of the Privacy Act 2020.

Because of this most businesses will need to make changes to their systems and processes, so should start preparing now.

Our employment team explain these changes in this article.

#employmentlaw #employers #dataprotection #privacybreach

cavell.co.nz It has been a big year for employers, and it is about to get even bigger with the introduction of the Privacy Act 2020. The new Act will com

20/10/2020

Yesterday our team came together and hosted a Pink Ribbon High (morning) Tea.

We always enjoy a chance to catch up at the start of the week and yesterday's get together was even more delightful due to the delicious array of treats on offer and the opportunity to fundraise for such a good cause Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

#cavellleitch #cavellcommunity #pinkribbon #charityfundraiser

cavell.co.nz 15/10/2020

Airbnb & Short Stay accommodation - regulation is coming

Do you own property that is used for Airbnb or short-stay visitor accommodation?

Make sure you are up to date with the proposed plans to bring in a three-tiered consenting system for 'unhosted' short-stay accommodation.

#airbnb #shortstay #christchurchcitycouncil #districtplan

cavell.co.nz Christchurch City Council has recently released its plan to regulate Airbnb-style short stay accommodation in Christchurch City. After mon

cavell.co.nz 11/10/2020

New Zealand Immigration Update - Further border exceptions announced

Immigration New Zealand have now drafted and released the policy outlining further border exceptions for some entrepreneurs and work visa holders.

An overview of the key criteria can be found in this article from our immigration team.

#cavellleitch #immigrationnewzealand #NZvisa #nzworkvisa

cavell.co.nz INZ have now drafted and released the policy outlining further border exceptions for some entrepreneurs and work visa holders. An overview

11/10/2020

We're backing Brad Mooar (former Partner at CL) on his second #bledisloecup game as Assistant Coach for the @allblacks.

Here he is pictured with two of our Cavell Leitch legends, Culture & People Partner David Fitchett and Property Team Manager Natalie Lamborn.

#allblacks #backingblack

cavell.co.nz 07/10/2020

Recently married? What does that mean for your Will?

Did you know that if you already have a Will and are getting married or entering into a civil union, you may need to update it as it could become void.

We explain this and offer some advice in this article.

#cavellleitch #christchurchlawfirm #nzlawyer #newlyweds #marriedlife #wills

https://www.cavell.co.nz/post/the-effect-of-marriage-on-your-will

cavell.co.nz Under New Zealand law, the general rule is that a person’s Will is automatically revoked upon marriage. If you are married and your Will wa

cavell.co.nz 28/09/2020

New Zealand Immigration Update - Resident visa allocation times

Immigration New Zealand queues are stretching out to 18 months for residence applications.

Applications will only be prioritised where an individual earns $106,080+ or holds professional registration to do their job.

Read our full article for more details.

#cavellleitch #immigration #NZimmigration #nzvisas

cavell.co.nz Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has recently released updated allocation times for Skilled Migrant and Residence from Work category applicatio

cavell.co.nz 22/09/2020

High at work: will employers rights change if cannabis is legalised?

In this year’s General Election you will be asked to vote on the legalisation of cannabis.

But what does that mean for employers? If legalised, will employers have to accept employees turning up to work stoned?

Read our article to find out more.

#cavellleitch #christchurchlawfirm #nzlawyer #employmentlaw #referendum2020 #election2020

cavell.co.nz The government will hold a referendum at the general election later this year to decide if cannabis should be legalised. If cannabis is leg

17/09/2020

Thank you to those that attended our client event last night - An update on the new Trust Act.

A special shout out to the team Crisp & Vale Catering for providing us with this delicious canape selection for our guests to enjoy.

#cavellleitch #christchurchlawfirm #christchurchnz #businessevent

Tonight's buffet of canapes ready for guests arrival.
Did you know you know you don't have to have all the bells and whistles if tray served canapes.
We can "drop and go" leaving you and your guests with memorable morsels of food highlighting your event whilst keeping costs low and quality high.

#christchurchnz
#canapeplatter
#canapesbuffet
#canapescatering
#canapéqueenofchch
#christchurchcatering
#christchurchcaterer
#corporatecateringchristchurch

14/09/2020

"Lockdown pushed the team to adopt new practises and seek new ways of connecting, which have been embraced and continued since our return to the office."

Our GM Craig Graham shares his insights on what lockdown taught us and his top tips for working from home in the latest installment of Lawyering through COVID-19.

Check it out via the link.

A big thank you to LexisNexis New Zealand for the opportunity to be involved in this series.

Keeping the business of law running during the lockdown is what Craig Graham, General Manager of Cavell Leitch addresses in the next instalment of Lawyering through COVID-19.
READ HERE> https://bit.ly/3hdupX3

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