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Johnson Winter & Slattery

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Corporate crime & investigations




Robert is a dispute resolution lawyer specialising in competition, international trade and anti-corruption law.

Robert is a dispute resolution lawyer specialising in competition, international trade and anti-corruption law. He has advised many national and international clients, including individuals, public and private companies in the banking and securities, aviation, construction, power and energy industries and sovereign governments on all aspects of commercial crime regulation, investigations and prosecutions. His work has a particular focus on commercial crime and fraud, anti-corruption and bribery investigations and prosecutions, sanctions, money laundering, extradition and domestic and international taxation related disputes in Australia and overseas.

Robert has published texts (in Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States and Europe) on Australia’s anti-bribery, compliance and sanctions regimes and on managing risks in international trade. He was the Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Anti-Corruption Committee (ACC) for 2015 and 2016 and is an Advisory Board Member of the ACC for 2021 and 2022. He appears regularly across the Australia media as a specialist and expert on bribery and corruption issues.

Robert was recognised in the 2018, 2020 and 2021. Who’s Who Legal: Thought leaders – Investigations and is a 2019 Who’s Who Legal Investigations leading individual, the only person in Australia to receive these accolades. 


Law Society of New South Wales
International Bar Association
Law Council of Australia


Master of Law, Monash University
Bachelor of Arts & Laws (Hons), University of Tasmania
Graduate Diploma of Law, Monash University

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > White-collar crime

(Leading individuals)

Robert WyldJohnson Winter & Slattery

The corporate crime group at Johnson Winter & Slattery advises major domestic and international corporations and individuals involved in multi-jurisdictional regulatory investigations and criminal prosecutions. Led by anti-bribery and corruption expert Robert Wyld, the team’s clients include the OECD and the International Bar Association with additional names across the aviation, construction, energy and defence sectors. The group regularly handles trade sanctions issues, money laundering and bribery work, tax fraud mandates, due diligence, modern slavery matters, internal investigations and risk assessments.