William Roberts is a dynamic and innovative law firm specialising in dispute resolution, personal, commercial and property transactions. The firm was started on 1 July 2005 by Robert Ishak and Bill Petrovski.

A high quality driven business, the firm has proven success in delivering client solutions through transparent client practices, effective client costing structures and smart resourcing decisions. Energetic and driven by a stringent ambition, the firm has strategically positioned itself to have a global presence via Singapore and a growing national presence with offices along the eastern seaboard of Australia.

Our Expertise

Financial Institutions and Commercial

  • Insolvency & Reconstruction
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Business Structure
  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations
  • Financial Ombudsman


  • Property Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Professional Risk
  • General Insurance
  • Class Actions

Cororate Transactions

  • Building and Construction
  • Business: Buy & Sell
  • Property: Buy & Sell
  • Wills, Estates & Succession Planning
  • Property Law

Why join us?

Our people are our greatest resource!

William Roberts staff are motivated, innovative, talented and committed to excellence. The firm invests heavily in the development of its staff and promotes a non-hierarchal firm culture where senior leaders are accessible and invest in others.

At William Roberts we have a range of programs in place that supports the development and career progression of our staff including a fair remuneration and rewards scheme that is underpinned by our commitment to gender pay equity.

We provide a supportive team culture where your contribution is valued and efforts are rewarded. To develop to your full potential we have:

  • Innovative career development framework linked to firm values
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Health & Wellbeing Program – including healthy eating options such as monthly breakfasts and fresh fruit on a daily basis
  • Flexible Work practices
  • Study Support Program
  • Access to coach and/or mentors to assist with professional development 

What we look for

We are passionate about what we do and proud of our firm culture. Our vision is to be a Better Business: Better Values, Better Engagement and Better Solutions. To ensure our success and retain our firm culture we look for people who align with our culture and firm values. 

Winter Clerkship

This winter William Roberts are offering a limited number of winter clerkships in our Sydney office to penultimate students. As a clerk in our program you will gain invaluable experience during a 2 week period working in rotation across our core areas of practice. Please see below for application details: 

Clerkship Details

Winter clerkships commences: Monday, 2 July 2018 to Friday, 27 July 2018

Application opens: Monday, 9 April 2018

Applications close: Friday, 27 April 2018

Offers are made on: Friday, 25 May 2018

How to Apply

Please send all applications to the below:

E: Recruitment@williamroberts.com.au

T 02 9552 2111


Level 22,
66 Goulburn Street

t +61 2 9552 2111
f +61 2 9552 1911


Level 21,
535 Bourke Street

t +61 3 9321 9111
f +61 3 9321 9100


Level 8,
300 Ann Street

t +61 7 3894 0780
f +61 7 3894 0781


Level 26,
Prudential Tower,
30 Cecil Street

t +65 6637 8936
f +65 6637 8880