Peter Eastgate

Partner, Cavell Leitch

Area of expertise

Trust, Estate and Attorneyship Law, and Succession planning.


Bachelor of Laws (NZ), Graduate Certificate in Management (AU), Registered Trustee (NZ Trustees Association), Fellow of the Executor and Trustee Institute (AU), Member of STEP (NZ Branch).

About Peter

Peter has specialised in the above areas of the law for over 40 years and is recognised nationally as an expert in this field. He has been a regular presenter at law conferences over many years and is often instructed by other law firms to assist with complex estate and trust matters. He acts as a trustee for many of his clients and has been appointed by the Court as a professional trustee for both estates and trusts on numerous occasions.