Leanne Overend

Registered Legal Executive

Affiliate NZILE

Leanne Overend

Leanne grew up in Blenheim, and after stints in Tauranga and Nelson, moved to Rangiora in 2006.   Starting in the legal industry as an older “Office Junior” for  a Blenheim Law Firm in 2001, found that she enjoyed the work.   From that point, she gradually progressed towards becoming a qualified Legal Executive, which she achieved  in 2010.  Since moving to Canterbury, Leanne has worked for a number of law firms, in a variety of roles, and most recently for a Trustee Company.  She began her current role with Kannangara Thomson in October 2019 and enjoys being part of a busy but fun and vibrant firm.  Providing excellent customer service and advice to clients is extremely important to Leanne, and she will do her utmost to provide her clients with a friendly positive experience, and make every effort to always get back to them punctually.   

Areas of Practice

Leanne’s main area of practice currently is residential conveyancing,  working alongside Brent Selwyn and  Julica Carmichael as their Legal Executive.   However she has also had considerable experience with estate administration, and estate planning  including Trusts, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney.   

Interests

Leanne is married to her partner of 18 years, and has an adult son and three adult step-daughters.  Family comes first for Leanne, and she enjoys spending as much time as possible with her husband and their children, and also extended family.   She also enjoys time away with her husband in their caravan, walking her dogs and spending time with her horses.   Leanne is a qualified Assistant Coach with North Canterbury Riding for Disabled, an organisation and role which she is passionate about.

Leanne Overend

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