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McCullough Robertson

Work Department

Corporate Advisory




Adrian is a partner in the firm’s corporate group.  He has over 20 years legal experience in both Australia and previously the UK where he was admitted and worked for a global law firm for five years in London.

Prior to his role at McCullough Robertson, Adrian was a corporate partner in the Sydney office of a leading global law firm.

Currently, Adrian advises clients on corporate and securities law issues, where his practice focuses on company and business acquisitions and disposals, private equity transactions, capital raisings, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and commercial transactions.

Adrian advises a wide range of listed and private companies on transactional and corporate governance issues, and has a particular focus on the financial services and technology industries. 

Adrian recently won the Lawyers Monthly Lawyer of the Year award in the category of Travel and Tourism law.  He is recognised in Legal 500 Asia-Pacific as a recommended lawyer Capital Markets lawyer.


New South Wales Law Society


Bachelor of Laws – King’s College London

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Energy (transactions and regulatory)

The McCullough Robertson resources and renewables team, based largely in Brisbane, offers a wealth of expertise from seasoned partners through to associates. It is home to specialist lawyers in each of the areas affecting energy projects including land access and native title matters.  Damien Clarke and Louise Horrocks head the practice and in addition to their mining clients, assist a range of businesses in the renewables and the oil and gas industries. John Kettle  brings additional international experience of the energy markets and partners Adrian Smith and Aaron Dahl deal with a range of  corporate, capital raising and regulatory matters.