A well known corporate lawyer, Brett is well respected for his ability to drive matters to conclusion with powerful results and is lauded for his strong leadership skills.
Brett has expertise in capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, and board advice. He has managed numerous capital raisings, including many ASX listings during his 36-year career. He is practical and passionate about offering quality expertise to clients, whose relationships he genuinely values. Both corporate and private clients repeatedly turn to Brett, knowing they will be dealt with expertly and efficiently.
Brett is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, was a member of the Takeovers Panel from 1997 to 2009 and is a former long-standing member of the Board of Taxation, an appointment that has given him insight into the relationships between the Federal Government, the Federal Treasury, and the Australian Taxation Office.
He has extensive boardroom experience gained over the past 28 years as a company director of listed and unlisted companies in the life sciences, property, agribusiness and energy sectors. His experience in agribusiness is based on both a legal and commercial perspective as he also has private interests. He is currently a chairman of two ASX listed companies.
Brett is a skilled personnel manager and knows how to draw the best from his team. He has strong project management skills and understands whose skills will best combine to allow complex matters to progress as quickly as possible for clients.
He motivates by example and sets high standards that, naturally, he also adheres to. He has spearheaded the growth that has seen the firm develop into Queensland’s largest firm and also become known as a leading firm in Australia.