Trent is an experienced Lawyer and media/tech investor who is based between Melbourne and Los Angeles.

Drawing on his expertise in Commercial Law and Merchant Banking across the Asia Pacific, Trent has dedicated his career to specialised roles in Media, Entertainment, and Technology. His professional journey spans legal practice, management, strategic advisory, and investment, with a strong emphasis on facilitating international transactions linking Asia, Australia, and the United States.

He has experience advising on intricate legal matters and specialises in:

  • Cross-border Australian American corporate deals
  • Structuring complex talent (celebrity) deals with brands and financiers
  • Venture capital and private equity
  • Reputational matters, disputes
  • Family Office


Trent’s recent experience includes:

  • Director, TCA (Part of the Kroger and Kroger, JT Campbell, Tanya Cirkovic family of companies)
  • Managing Director, ROAR Asia Pacific, Beverly Hills, California
  • Of Counsel, Glaser Weil LLP
  • Founder EMT Partners / EMT Law
  • Founding shareholder alongside Quadrant Private Equity via Ward Blacket Investments LLC in Chris Hemsworth’s and Fitness and Lifestyle Group

Pro Bono & Community Work

  • Australian and American (both) Development Board, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (Chair: Sarah Murdoch)
  • Board Member, Bus Stop Films (Chair: Peter Tonagh)
  • Volunteer advisor to numerous clients’ philanthropic initiatives


  • B Juris LLB, Law/Business, Monash University

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practise

  • Victoria