Derek Pocock - McCullough Robertson

Derek Pocock

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Derek leads the firm’s Corporate Advisory practice which holds ‘a very significant market presence and good depth and breadth’ at all levels’ (Asia Pacific Legal 500). 

With extensive experience in corporate law Derek’s focuses on capital markets including mergers and acquisitions and capital raisings primarily in the energy and resources sector.  Derek’s exceptional track record spans industries such as energy and resources, insurance, finance, property and transport.  He has significant experience in foreign and inbound investment, and recently advised on the $2.7 billion restructure of the Australian operations of a multinational company.

Acknowledged as ‘extremely responsive and commercial’ and ‘proactive’ (Asia Pacific Legal 500) Derek anticipates and overcomes challenges to achieve optimum commercial outcomes for clients.   

Derek is recognised in the Australia’s Best Lawyers’® publication as a leading mergers and acquisitions lawyer for the past two years and was recently named Best Lawyers' 2012 Brisbane Mergers and Acquisitions 'Lawyer of the Year'.

Queensland Law Society

Office Location

Level 11
66 Eagle Street
GPO Box 1855
Brisbane, QLD 4001

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Mergers and Acquisitions Law of the Brisbane Metro Area
Derek Pocock has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

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