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Cheri-Lee Atkinson

Associate, Lawyer

LLB, STEP Affiliate


  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Affiliate
  • New Zealand Law Society

Cheri-Lee acts for enterprise and private wealth clients.  Her experience includes business, commercial and trust restructuring; resolving complex commercial and trust matters; and supporting SME-centric commercial transactions including finance and security.

Cheri-Lee’s clients include families in business, estate and succession clients, high-net-worth individuals, and private enterprise.  She advises business leaders, families and trustees on a range of contractual, structural and governance considerations.

Cheri-Lee’s work with business clients has included acting for professional advisors (accounting, law and professional trustee/fiduciaries), and advising on business structuring domestically and in a multi-jurisdictional context.

Clients appreciate Cheri-Lee’s strategic and pragmatic approach from her understanding of their objectives and needs.