Robert Gibson is a partner in the Commercial Group specialising in mergers and acquisitions, focussing on privately negotiated transactions. He also regularly advises on general corporate and commercial law. Robert has extensive experience in advising on, coordinating and managing all aspects of acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures, corporate restructures, private equity and commercial transactions. He also advises on contracting, outsourcing and supply arrangements, shareholder agreements, and corporate governance.
Robert enjoys helping clients to achieve objectives, working with strategic commercial and legal teams, senior management and boards to identify solutions and drive outcomes.
Robert is named in Best Lawyers™ Australia for Corporate Law, Private Equity Law and Venture Capital Law. Robert is also identified as a leading lawyer in Business and Commercial Law in the 2021 edition of Doyles Guide. Prior to joining HWL Ebsworth, Robert practised at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons) for 14 years, including 2 years at Linklaters in London.
Robert’s recent experience includes: