Corporate/M&A - Australia
What the team is known for
McCullough Robertson commands widespread approval for its excellent handling of small to mid-cap transactions in the Queensland market, often assisted by its expertise in the energy and resources and agribusiness sectors. The team is noted for its well-established relationships with clients operating in the coal-mining, oil and gas, TMT and life sciences spheres. It is a popular, independent choice for an international clientele and referrals from overseas firms. Key clients include Maropost, AVADA Group and Digicel Pacific.
"McCullough Robertson understand the question and have the personnel and provide commercially practical outcomes; they generally tick all of the boxes for whatever I've needed quite easily."
"The team is excellent, responsive, efficient, dedicated and good value for money."
"McCullough Robertson are very involved in the industries in which they operate; they understand the market and always provide key commercial value adds."
McCullough Robertson advised Over The Wire on its AUD390.4 million sale to Aussie Broadband via a scheme of arrangement.
Adrian Smith offers over 20 years' experience in the corporate space, acquired both in Australia and in London and incorporating both transactional and corporate governance expertise, often leveraged on behalf of clients from the financial services or technological sectors. "Adrian’s strengths lie in his blend of legal expertise and commercial pragmatism; his drafting is excellent in its ability to create mechanisms for the unforeseen to be dealt with. Also, Adrian is one of those lawyers who provides pragmatic, commercial advice aligned with the legal work."