As a sovereign owned and veteran operated consulting and advisery business, McR Defence works hand in hand with a number of McCullough Robertson Lawyers' practice groups.

One such group is McCullough Robertson's Construction group.

Hear from our team about how we work closely with McCullough Robertson's construction team, and how McR Defence' dedicated industry knowledge allows us to bridge the gap for clients.

Who We Are

McR Defence is a sovereign owned and veteran operated consulting and advisory arm of McCullough Robertson Lawyers, delivering exceptional strategic, governance and commercial advisory capabilities to all organisations which form Australia’s Defence, National Security and Critical Infrastructure sector.

McR Defence plays a key role in combining Defence expertise with commercial and corporate acumen, acting as a conduit for the Commonwealth, Defence, and Industry to bridge the gap between regulation and effective operations for our clients.

Leveraging the 96-year heritage of a fiercely independent Australian-grown law firm, McR Defence delivers a new way of thinking, driven to build and develop the future sovereign capability for Australia. With deep experience working with federal, state and local government, multinational corporations, Defence Primes and small to medium enterprise, McR Defence enable defence-readiness in every capacity.

From the strategic level through to tactical, our team of former Australian Defence Force, Australian Public Service and commercial experts bring a unique understanding of the Defence sector with contemporary experience across the core domains, capability lifecycle and major programs.

Why We Exist

McR Defence’s mission is to:

  • Deliver tailored and high-quality consulting and advisory services to the Commonwealth and Defence industry;
  • Bridge the gap for businesses wanting to break into Defence, or grow their portfolios in Defence and Critical Infrastructure;
  • Deliver exceptional value for clients by providing end-to-end expertise; and
  • Enhance sovereign capability.

We are passionate about contributing to the fabric of efficient, high-performing organisations and government agencies in Australia by developing strategic partnerships and collaborative relationships with industry and government.

We connect our clients, and leverage these established networks to successfully develop and execute strategies enabling growth, efficiency and commercial and capability success.

What makesus unique

committed to capability reslisation

We understand the current complexities and issues in Defence and Defence industry, from procurement through to project execution, performance and capability realisation.

sovereign and veteran operated

McR Defence is a sovereign owned and veteran operated consulting and advisory arm of one of Australia’s largest, independent law firms, McCullough Robertson. We are committed to harnessing the value that veterans bring to our business.

end to end expertise and efficiency

Our team of multidisciplinary experts with extensive Defence and Critical Infrastructure experience enable our ability to go end-to-end in supporting our clients. From strategy to execution, we enable efficiencies and value for money.

unique defence understanding

Our extensive professional expertise in ADF and APS within our team, strong and established relationships in Defence industry and with Defence Primes, and experience in supporting SMEs and multinational corporations in becoming defence-ready in any capacity.

Defence and Government Panels We Advise On

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McCullough Robertson

McCullough Robertson is a fiercely independent Australian law firm, servicing companies around Australia and overseas for almost 100 years. As a national law firm, McCullough Robertson has offices based in Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, Newcastle and Melbourne. When working with McCullough Robertson, you get a team of professionals aligned with industries who understand it takes more than the law to move ahead.

McCullough Robertson is a leading law firm who has won awards not just for the quality of the work but the environment in which we operate. Creating a diverse and inclusive environment that supports the Firm’s values and creates a collaborative and innovative experience for their people, clients and community partners.

McCullough Robertson has a proud history of assisting Commonwealth, State and Local Governments including government owned corporations and statutory bodies. Their reputation is built on a strong understanding of contemporary approaches to public sector administration and the ability to project manage large and complex government policies, right through to everyday legal services.

McR Defence is supported and owned by McCullough Robertson, benefiting from a century of successful operation and sophisticated infrastructure, the two organisations work jointly to support our clients across the Defence and national Security industry.

For more information visit mccullough.com.au