Michael Robertson Search Consultant

Michael Robertson

Michael Robertson is one of the founding consultants of our Sydney office, where he is a member of the Partner Practice Group. He engages with his law firm clients on strategic matters relating to mergers, both domestic and cross-border; lateral partner hires; team acquisitions; and the provision of ancillary advisory services such as competitor analysis, due diligence reports, feasibility studies and partner on-boarding.

Mike's roots run deep in the legal markets in Australia, New Zealand and Australasia. He is often invited by international firms to learn about their global initiatives — including Australia — which affords Mike, his clients and the law firm partners who he represents an unparalleled advantage in the Australian market.

As a proud Welshman, Mike is an avid supporter of the country's Rugby Union team as well as the regional side, The Ospreys.

Experience

Mike has more than 15 years of search experience, working with senior lawyers and investment bankers from domestic, international and boutique firms. He has completed numerous retained search mandates for law firms, commercial and investment banks, funds and advisory firms in jurisdictions spanning the U.K., Germany, France, Holland, Hong Kong, Australia, the U.S., Russia and the UAE. Having worked in the legal search industry in the U.K., Middle East and Australia, Mike is a valuable asset to those who engage him and who require a steady and objective ally in the legal talent world.

Placements

Merger of UK and Australian Law Firm, Sydney

6-Partner Government Services team, Australian Law Firm, Canberra

2-Partner Patent Litigation team, US Law Firm, Sydney

Litigation Partner, US Law Firm, Sydney

Competition & Anti-trust Partner, US Law Firm, Sydney

Energy & Resources Partner, US Law Firm, Sydney

Major Projects & Infrastructure Partner, US Law Firm, Sydney

Intellectual Property Partner, UK Law Firm, Sydney

Education

University of Reading, French and European Politics