Our People

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Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen’s team are a dedicated group of individuals who provide friendly, helpful forward thinking advice to their clients. They provide legal advice only in those areas in which they have a high level of expertise, and can significantly contribute to the success of their clients.

Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen

Sean Maskill


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Sean Maskill


BCom (economics), LLB – University of Canterbury


Admitted to the bar: March 2015

Sean works primarily with Caroline Silk and Garry Anderson providing employment and commercial advice to a wide range of great clients.

Sean enjoys advocating for his clients, and finding practical, pragmatic solutions to their problems.

Sean moved to New Plymouth from Christchurch in 2015 to join the team at Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen.

Sean is a member of the Taranaki Young Professionals committee and has served on other committees including the New Zealand Law Students’ Association.


Sean has particular expertise and knowledge in the legal issues arising in:

Employment Law:

  • Disciplinary processes
  • Performance management
  • Restructuring and redundancy
  • Collective bargaining
  • Protected disclosures
  • Personal grievances
  • Mediation
  • Employment Relations Authority advocacy

Commercial Law:

  • Privacy Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Credit Contracts
  • Transactions involving Māori land
  • Incorporated Societies


Associate – Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen
December 2017 – Present

Solicitor – Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen
February 2015 – December 2017


Treasurer – New Zealand Law Students’ Association
2013 – 2014

President – Canterbury Schools’ Debating Council
2010 – 2012


University of Canterbury



Victims’ Protection Bill

Domestic Violence

How to Manage for Best Performance

Over the Fence 17/04/2018

Record Keeping Fundamental for Employers

Over the Fence 20/02/2018

Managing mental health a legal requirement

Over the Fence

Seek out sustainable palm oil products

Over the Fence

Watch your words in the search for staff

Over the Fence

Flexibility in migrant rule moves

Over the Fence

Review Employment Agreements or Risk Being Caught Out


Keeping yourself safe on farms

Over the Fence

Product Recall: Samsung Galaxy Note7

Your Box Seat

Farmers can still recruit migrant workers

Over the Fence

Clarity still needed on legislative changes

Over the Fence

The lifestyle is awesome


Fonterra within its rights

Legal Ruminations

Jurassic World: A Health & Safety Perspective

Your Box Seat

Confidential Information

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