Corbin graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2012 with a BA and LLB. In 2012 he was admitted to the New Zealand Bar. In 2014 Corbin joined a speciality litigation law firm in Christchurch. He was subsequently invited to join a barristers chambers where he acted on a variety of civil disputes, receiving instructions from solicitors throughout the Canterbury region. Corbin specialised in contract disputes, insurance claims, Companies Act liability, director and shareholder disputes, defamation, insolvency matters, negligence, and family law litigation.
Corbin has appeared in the High Court, District Court and in many of New Zealand’s specialist Tribunals. He is a member of our civil litigation team and acts on a range of matters, often as sole counsel, including professional disciplinary complaints, employment disputes, construction defect claims, and actions against large institutions in the local government and education sectors for breach of statutory obligations.
A significant part of Corbin’s practice involves assisting large clients with their commercial planning and decision-making so that disputes can be avoided. He regularly provides advice on employment practices, health and safety compliance, statutory obligations, and corporate planning.