Michael Robertson, Director

Law: Private Practice - Australia

Email : P : +61 2 8035 8710 M : +61 437 159 658

Michael is a Director within the Carlyle Kingswood Private Practice search team. He works predominantly with our top-tier, and international law firm clients.

He has successfully executed partner search mandates for leading US, UK, and Australian clients, and has also facilitated mergers between domestic firms, as well as those looking to enter the market from overseas.

Prior to re-joining Carlyle Kingswood Global, Michael helped open the Australian offices of two leading international search firms specialising in the legal market, and also spent nearly 10 years working as a head-hunter in London, where he focused on the financial markets, particularly leveraged finance, high yield, and distressed debt.

In his 15+ years career, Michael has completed searches in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Moscow, and New York.

Examples of his recent work include the below:

- Private equity partner moving from international law firm to Magic Circle firm in Sydney
- Market leading dispute resolution partner moving from international law firm in Sydney to major US law firm
- Competition partner moving to US law firm in Sydney from major Australian law firm
- Private equity partner moving from top-tier Australian law firm to Magic Circle firm in Sydney


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