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 is ranked Band 3 in Corporate/M&A.

    The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2024

    Craig was recognised in the areas of Commercial Law, Corporate/Governance Practice, Corporate Law, Equity Capital Markets Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Mining Law and Private Equity Law.


    Best Lawyers 2023 names Craig as ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for Mining Law.


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

    Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022

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


    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 2022 ‘Lawyer of the Year (Melbourne)’ for Mergers and Acquisitions Law. He has also been named Lawyer of the Year in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016 and 2014 for his work in Equity Capital Markets, Corporate/Governance practice, Private Equity and Corporate Law.

    Best Lawyers Australia