Ms Hayley Miller > Kensington Swan > Auckland, New Zealand > Lawyer Profile

Kensington Swan
New Zealand

Work Department

Information Technology




Hayley is a technology and commercial lawyer with particular focus on innovation. She has developed a multi-disciplinary practice which is often at the intersection of technology, privacy and consumer law.

Hayley has extensive experience working collaboratively with developers, suppliers and purchasers of technology hardware, software, infrastructure, products and services, including licensing, development, commercialisation, supply and acquisition and various ‘as a service’ offerings.

Hayley has acted for a number of well-known companies procuring new software platforms to underlie their business operations and the related outsourcing of services (including large financial institutions, manufacturing entities, SOEs and others).

Hayley is experienced in balancing agile software development contracts to reflect the reality of the agile model, while still giving the customer enough certainty to satisfy the business case.

Hayley also assists clients with the commercialisation of their technology, including IT, medical, Fintech and other innovative technology products across a broad range of industries and sectors.

Hayley is an expert on New Zealand privacy law, regularly advising on regulatory compliance, cybersecurity, data sovereignty and other considerations to the use of cloud based technology. She assists clients utilising big data within their organisations or as the base for new ventures utilising big data analytics. 




LLB (Hons), University of Otago (1999), BCom (Hons), University of Otago (1998), Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (2000)

Lawyer Rankings

New Zealand > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Hayley MillerDentons Kensington Swan

Dentons Kensington Swan advises a diverse client base on legal issues surrounding public and private sector procurement, consumer law, electronic commerce, technology product compliance, privacy and data protection. Among its clients are large ICT companies and innovative start-ups, as well as large financial institutions and corporates. Practice head Hayley Miller in Auckland specialises in IT, telecommunications, privacy, IP, outsourcing and commercial supply and procurement. In Wellington, corporate partner Charlotte Henley and regulatory and litigation partner Hayden Wilson also play key roles in the practice.