Michael is a commercial and insurance lawyer with over 20 years’ in practice. He provides his clients with a “whole of business” perspective, bringing together aspects of law as diverse as international trade, insurance, contract negotiation, corporate governance and consumer regulation.
Michael’s practice has an international focus. Many of his clients are either Australian businesses that operate around the world, or foreign businesses trading in Australia.
Michael’s aim is to add value to his clients’ business, whether that means assisting them create the legal structures and agreements that will enable them to execute their business strategies or helping them to resolve their dispute with another business. Each matter is unique and require an individual approach to provide the best outcome that can be achieved for the client.
Areas of Expertise:
Commercial contracts of all types
establishment of new businesses in Australia
Advising on contracts for clients trading internationally
Corporate structures and governance
Insurance claims management, including public liability, professional indemnity, employment practices, aviation and marine
Dispute resolution / international arbitration
Large and complex litigation in all courts, including strata titles, building and construction, and Corporations Act
International arbitration, including enforcement of international awards