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Corporate and commercial lawyer joins Peer Legal

A senior corporate and commercial lawyer with more than 40 years’ experience has joined Peer Legal to advise a broad range of Australian and international clients. 

user iconNaomi Neilson 05 March 2021 SME Law
Doug Robertson
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During his career, lawyer Doug Robertson has been a partner at a number of major firms, including Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Baker McKenzie and Gadens and team leader at EY Australia. Since November, he has been using this expertise as a consulting principal and a member of Peer Legal’s advisory board. 

According to his bio on the website, Mr Robertson has focused on building long-term relationships with clients that has helped enhance transaction efficiencies, retain corporate memory and foster a proactive team approach to solving issues.


This approach has been particularly effective for SMEs and developing businesses that are resource-poor as well as larger corporates, the firm wrote. 

Mr Robertson practises mostly in corporate structuring and corporate advisory, equity raisings, mergers and acquisitions, FIRBG, corporate governance, funds management, co-operatives and AFSL and financial services.