Ian Robertson AO

Ian Robertson AO

Holding Redlich

Recognized since 2011

Sydney, Australia

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Defamation and Media Law

Entertainment Law

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Ian is a corporate, commercial, media and regulatory lawyer who advises a wide range of Australian and overseas clients with particular emphasis on the media, advertising, automotive and renewable energy industries, as well as government departments and agencies.

His recent experience includes:

  • public policy, public sector governance, and regulatory issues including as the Chair and Deputy Chair of State and Commonwealth statutory agencies
  • advising global car manufacturers on Australian regulatory compliance
  • advising Australian advertising agencies on legal compliance, and approving advertisements for publication and broadcast
  • advising Australian and overseas media companies on Australian regulatory issues
  • advising several Commonwealth agencies in respect of governance issues over an extended period.

Ian joined Holding Redlich in Melbourne as a lawyer in 1989 and was appointed as a partner in 1990. In 1994, he relocated to Sydney to establish the firm’s Sydney office and was the Managing Partner of the Sydney office until 1 July 2015 when he became National Managing Partner until 30 June 2023. Ian is currently Partner and Chair of Holding Redlich.

  • Level 65, 25 Martin Place
    Sydney NSW 2000

Holding Redlich
Headquarters: Melbourne, Australia

30 The Best Lawyers in Australia awards

3 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2025 for work in:
  • Corporate Law
  • Defamation and Media Law
  • Entertainment Law
Special Focus:
  • Broadcasting
  • Finance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media
  • Trade


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