Biography

Craig is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Corporate Advisory group.

He specialises in general corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and schemes of arrangement and equity capital markets. He also regularly advises listed companies in relation to corporate governance and securities law issues, such as meetings, directors' liabilities, insider trading and ASX and Corporations Law compliance.

Craig is regarded as one of Australia's leading M&A lawyers, and has been consistently noted as such by legal surveys (including most recently by Best Lawyers 2020 in the practice areas of Mergers & Acquisitions law, Corporate law, Corporate / Governance practice, Private Equity, Equity Capital Markets and Mining and Natural Resources law).

Chambers recently commented in respect of Craig that he "is well regarded amongst peers and clients" and "has a strong record of advising some of the world's leading banks and corporates, such as GE, Transurban and Goldman Sachs".

Craig has lectured in Economics at Monash University and in Corporations Law for the Securities Institute of Australia.

Craig has been recognised by Best Lawyers Australia since 2010 in the areas of Corporate Law, Corporate/Governance Practice, Equity Capital Markets Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Private Equity Law. Craig is named ‘Lawyer of the Year (Melbourne)’ for Equity Capital Markets Law. He has also been named Lawyer of the Year in 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016 and 2014 for his work in Corporate/Governance practice, Private Equity and Corporate Law.

Best Lawyers Australia 2021

Craig is ranked in the Corporate/M&A category.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020

Craig is recognised for Corporate/M&A.

LEGAL 500 ASIA PACIFIC 2020

Craig is ranked in the Corporate/M&A category.

Chambers Global 2019