There was an apparent victory for board autonomy in the recent Federal Court decision in RBC Investor Services Australia Nominees Pty Limited v Brickworks Limited  FCA 756.
Justin is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Corporate Advisory team in Perth.
From March 2013 to May 2016 Justin was employed as an Executive Director in the investment banking division of the Macquarie Group in Perth. Prior to joining Macquarie, he was Managing Director of Gresham Advisory Partners and head of Gresham's Perth office, and, before that, a Partner in both the Sydney and Perth offices of Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills).
Justin is currently serving in a non-executive capacity on a number of listed, private, Government and not-for-profit Boards. In July 2016 he was appointed as an inaugural Director of the Commonwealth Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), established to provide up to $5bn in concessional loan funding for infrastructure projects in Northern Australia.
Justin has a total of 20 years' corporate finance experience as a lawyer and investment banker, and has advised on a wide range of M&A, reconstruction and equity capital markets transactions across a number of industry sectors including energy & resources, financial services, technology, engineering & mining services, food & beverage and real estate.