Trusts and Estates
Maria leads the trusts and estates team. She joined Cavell Leitch in 2008 to further her interest in estate planning law. Since then she has consolidated her experience in Wills, Powers of Attorney, Elder Law and Trusts.
Maria has a variety and depth of experience. Immediately prior to joining Cavell Leitch, she worked for two other Christchurch Law firms where her interest in trusts and asset protection was sparked. During that time she gained experience in residential, rural and commercial property transactions, business sales and purchases, employment issues, relationship property issues, wills and trust law.
Maria is a Dutch national who is fluent in her native tongue and has a working knowledge of several languages including German.
LLB (Canterbury) 1975
Postgraduate Dip.Bus.Admin (Canterbury) 1976
Trusts and Estates Team
Nicky Kent – Legal Secretary