Rodd has deep experience in M&A transactions and is Melbourne’s managing partner.
Rodd brings his deep experience and knowledge gained during over 30 years in practice to assist clients achieve their commercial objectives.
He is a market-leading practitioner in company takeovers and schemes of arrangement. He is the author of the well-known book, Takeovers Law & Strategy (5th Edition, 2017). He teaches the post-graduate course on company takeovers at the University of Melbourne (since 2000) and lectures in the MBA course at the Melbourne Business School (since 2008). Rodd was a member of the Takeovers Panel, the main dispute resolution forum for takeovers in Australia, from 2007 until 2019.
Rodd advises boards of directors on a diverse range of issues including: mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and takeover defences, corporate governance, strategic sales processes, corporate restructurings.
In addition to conducting a full-time practice, Rodd is also the Managing Partner of HSF’s Melbourne office.