Mr McRobert, who will be based in Perth, has a significant track record advising on major foreign investment transactions and joins MinterEllison from King & Wood Mallesons.
He specialises in equity capital markets, cross-border mergers and acquisitions and energy and resources including for Chinese, Singaporean and Japanese clients.
"We are delighted to see further expansion of our Perth practice with the admission of such a quality partner as Shaun," said Matthew Knox, Managing Partner of MinterEllison's Perth office. "Our Perth team is excited about the opportunities across a range of areas, including expansion of our equity capital markets practice that Shaun's admission represents."
"We are excited that Shaun is joining our team at a time of significant expansion of and growth in our China practice," said Adam Handley, China Markets and Countries Desks Leader at MinterEllison. "Shaun will work closely with our China team across our offices. His appointment comes at a time of significant importance in the bi-lateral relationship."
"I am delighted to be joining the MinterEllison team, and am excited by the steadfast regional focus and determination of the firm to be the leading independent law firm headquartered in Australia," Mr McRobert said. “I am looking forward to playing my part for the firm in driving further growth in the Perth office, China and our Asia-Pacific regional practices.”