Christine Leung

LLB (Hons), Bsc
Christine is a Solicitor in our Business Advice Team.

Christine attended the University of Auckland completing an LLB (Hons) and BSc (Geography).  She was admitted to the bar in November 2018.

Christine has been at Hesketh Henry since February 2018 and is part of the Business Advice Team.

Christine has co-authored the New Zealand chapter for LexisNexis Investment Law Guide 2018-2019.  She has also contributed to New Zealand chapters for the Center for International Legal Studies World Intellectual Property Rights and Remedies in 2018 and Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance Advertising Law Book 2019.

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Examples of work completed by Christine include:

  • Reviewing and drafting terms of trade.
  • Reviewing and drafting shareholder agreements and constitutions.
  • Conducting trade mark applications and renewals.
  • Assisting with sale and purchases of businesses.
  • Assisting with overseas investment office applications.
  • Assisting with a range of corporate compliance matters.

Insights & Opinion / Christine Leung

How to break up with a suspected money launderer: High Court Guidance
The High Court has provided guidance on how to end a business relationship with a suspected money launderer.
15.04.2021 Posted in Business Advice & Regulatory
Guarantees must be in writing and signed to be enforceable
For a guarantee to be enforceable, the requirements set out in section 27 of the Property Law Act 2007 (Act) must be strictly complied with.  This is what the NZSC held in Brougham v Regan. The key i...
19.03.2021 Posted in Business Advice
Things to know before starting a lending business in New Zealand
Things to know before starting a lending business in New Zealand
09.10.2020 Posted in Corporate & Commercial
COVID-19: OIO Urgent measures – Coming soon!
The Overseas Investment (Urgent Measures) Amendment Act 2020 (“Amendment Act”) was passed on 28 May 2020 and received Royal Assent on 2 June 2020.  The majority of the Amendment Act will ...
COVID-19: OIO Update
Government fast-tracks new measures during COVID-19 crisis
At first glance: Overseas Investment Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2020 
On 19 March 2020, the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2020 (the “Bill”) was introduced to Parliament.  The two key intentions of the Bill are to strengthen and simplify the ove...
LexisNexis Foreign Investment Law Guide 2018-2019
Hesketh Henry has authored the New Zealand chapter of the LexisNexis Foreign Investment Law Guide 2018-2019, a guide for foreign investors interested in doing business in New Zealand. The chapter prov...
25.09.2018 Posted in Foreign Investment