With over 25 years of legal experience, Corin has a reputation for excellent legal and business judgment, operating as an integral part of the client’s team, and working in a pragmatic way to help his clients achieve their business objectives. Corin is passionate about challenging the status quo of the legal market in New Zealand and the Pacific.
Corin works closely with his clients to provide strategic transactional and commercial advice. He specialises in corporate and commercial law, as well as technology and telecommunications law, and government procurement (with a particular focus on defence contracting). Corin is an expert in structuring complex transactions, running negotiations and advising on risk and stakeholder management.
Corin’s corporate experience includes advising clients on acquisitions and dispositions, joint venture arrangements, corporate restructuring, other major commercial transactions and contracts, and on governance arrangements. In the telecommunications sector, Corin is regularly involved in high-value, business-critical projects such as joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, financing arrangements, procurement projects and regulatory work for clients throughout the Asia Pacific region. He has extensive expertise in technology transactions and advises on both the buy-side and sell-side of transactions for software, hardware and services transactions and technology outsourcing matters.
Corin also has significant experience advising both New Zealand Government entities and private sector and multinational clients interfacing with the New Zealand Government. This includes bid strategy and execution, probity and compliance advice related to the Government Procurement Rules and contract drafting and negotiation.
Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Corin founded and led leading corporate and technology law firm, Maberly & Co, established in 2014. Corin has also worked for top tier law firms in Auckland and London, including Dentons Kensington Swan, Webb Henderson and McDermott Will & Emery. He has also worked as an in-house lawyer for both listed companies and start-ups, with responsibilities across the UK, Europe, United States, Africa, and Australia.