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Leanne Overend

Elder Care Manager/Registered Legal Executive

Affiliate, NZILE

Leanne grew up in Blenheim and after stints in Tauranga and Nelson moved to North Canterbury in 2006. Starting in the legal industry as an older “Office Junior” for 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.

Areas of Practice
Leanne’s main area of practice is Elder law and estate planning including Trusts, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney.

Leanne is married and has adult children. She 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.