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Christine Cechova

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Christine Chechova

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Expertise

Fee simple and unit title subdivisions
Property conveyancing
General property law
Unit titles
Commercial law
General contract law
Commercial leasing
Small business sale and purchase

Passionate about property law, Christine’s affinity with property has been apparent since law school.  She finds it gratifying to work with one of the scarcest resources on the planet.

Before joining our team in 2017 Christine provided technical support to commercial and property law firms as a legal contractor.

Christine enjoys guiding clients to make smart decisions, so they get the best outcome on their projects. Providing practical advice to help realise a client’s vision is key in everything she does. The best part of legal practice for Christine is working with people. She excels at creating partnerships with a view of helping them achieve their business or personal goals.

Since joining our team in 2018 Christine has honed her skills in subdivision, unit title redevelopment, commercial leasing and the acquisition and disposals of small to medium size businesses.

Recent Projects

  • Completing a redevelopment scheme under the Unit Titles Act.
  • Preparing a shareholders’ agreement for a joint venture.
  • Preparing pre-sale contracts for off the plans fee simple units and building companies
  • Formalising a licence to occupy on common property pursuant to the Unit Titles Act (completing the designated resolution process).
  • Due diligence on high net worth land purchases over $16m
  • Acquisition of motel businesses.
  • Acquisition of management rights
  • Acting for business purchasers including hair dressing and bookshops.
  • Commercial leasing
  • Fee simple and unit title subdivisions

PLS Member

2006 (NZ)

 

BCom, major: HR Management
(University of Canterbury)

3 things

you might not know
about Christine

Her love of shoes rivals that of Imelda Marcos

She’s a closet karaoke singer (for the sake of the greater good)

There were tears when she realised that Hogwarts will only ever be a fiction