Belinda Breakspear

Belinda is a Partner at McCullough Robertson and leads the firm’s Intellectual Property team.

With extensive legal experience advising mining and engineering companies, hotels, airports, agricultural companies, health providers, life science and biotechnology companies, technology companies, large retail brands, FMCG companies and charities, Belinda is recognised globally as an IP and trade marks law expert.

Hear more about what being a leader in the legal profession means to Belinda.


Without mentioning your job title, how would you describe what it is you do now (whether at home, work, in the community, etc.)?

Protecting brands and innovation. Partnering with businesses to achieve their commercial outcomes.


What are the first three words you think of when you hear the word ‘diversity’?

Inclusion, equity, opportunity.


What do you think it will take to develop truly diverse thinking within the legal industry?

Conscious, deliberate and intentional change, celebrating difference, diversity of thought.


What was your main driver to enter the legal industry?

Legal studies at school initially sparked my interest in the law. I find the law and legal process fascinating, and love helping people.