Mr Robert McKenzie has extensive experience as a corporate and dispute resolutions lawyer and is currently a partner of McKenzie Moncrieff Lawyers and counsel at Blackwall Legal LLP.
He was a partner of a major national law firm, Clayton Utz, and its predecessor firms for 22 years, culminating in being national head of reconstruction. He was also a partner and board member of Jackson McDonald, Western Australia’s largest independent law firm.
He is currently a director of Keystart Loans Ltd, owned by the WA Housing Authority, where he chairs the risk committee. In addition to this, he is a director of the Australian Institute of Neuro-Rehabilitation and is the chairman of the Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science.
Robert is also a member of the Federal Government Takeovers Panel which adjudicates disputes in company takeover matters and is on the panel of mediators for Immediation, an online dispute legal technology platform that aims to enable more convenient access to dispute resolution.
In addition to this, he has acted or acts for a range of major accounting firms, financiers, developers, listed, public and major private companies and government agencies in a wide range of industries on complex matters.
Robert has also lectured part time at the University of Western Australia in a number of corporate law areas and has prepared and delivered numerous papers to an array of industry representative bodies.