Robin McCoubrey


Robin is an experienced advocate appearing for the Crown in the most serious criminal prosecutions, including cases of murder, profit-driven drug offending, fraud and sexual offending.  He also advises and appears for a number of regulatory bodies.

He was in practice as a barrister in London for seven years before migrating to New Zealand in 2008.  His London practice comprised predominantly criminal cases, for the prosecution and defence, together with cases in the areas of regulatory and public law.

Recent prosecutions include:

  • R v Martin Marinovich (son found guilty of murdering his mother);
  • Grace Millane homicide;
  • R v Stewart Murray Wilson (the “Beast of Blenheim”).

Dip Law, City University, London (United Kingdom)

MA/MPhil, Cambridge University (United Kingdom)