Special Counsel, Christchurch

Blake Cescon

Blake Cescon



Blake specialises in property, local government and banking law.  He acts for various local authorities, central government, and a range of banking and financial institutions.

Blake has a special interest in roads, reserves, subdivisions, development agreements, building code waivers/compliance, encumbrances and public works issues.

Work highlights

Acting for local and central government

on Canterbury rebuild and regeneration property related issues including acquisition and redevelopment

Advising local authorities on building code waivers and compliance,

roading and reserves, and public works offer back provisions

Acting on property related matters

including applications under the Overseas Investment Act, forestry and mining issues and subdivisions

Advising banking and finance institutions

on debt recovery

Acting for an airport authority

in relation to development of facilities