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.
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.