Cavell Leitch, one of New Zealand’s largest law firms, has now relocated its Christchurch Head Office to new premises in the heart of the city.
Following the February 2011 earthquake the law firm, which was previously located on the top floors of the Clarendon Tower building, relocated to Addington and the return to the city now marks the end of their forced absence from central Christchurch.
Post-earthquake Cavell Leitch was fortunate to obtain one of the only available new buildings in town and quickly established 1,500m2 of new offices at the Hazeldean Business Park.
This has enabled the firm to provide a comfortable home for its team members and to serve its clients through the challenging earthquake years.
However, it has always been the intention of the partnership to relocate back into the central city to support the regeneration of Christchurch.
“The CBD by its very definition is the place where legal, accounting, finance and retail businesses should be located." Said Julian Clarke, Managing Partner, Cavell Leitch "It is the place where professional firms can collaborate with one another to ensure the best levels of service to our clients.”
Having secured and rebuilt great premises after the earthquake, Cavell Leitch has been focused on returning to the city at the most ideal time for its clients and staff.
Their focus has also been on finding the very best location as the rebuild of the city continues.
Many options were considered but ...