Awards and Recognition
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 ranks Michael in Band 1 for Energy & Natural Resources: Mining.
Chambers Global 2017 ranks Michael for Africa-wide, Projects & Energy.
Best Lawyers Australia 2019 names Michael in the Energy Law, Mining Law and Natural Resources Law categories.
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2017 ranks Michael as a leading individual in the Natural Resources category.
Doyle's Guide for Energy & Resources Lawyers 2017 - Western Australia lists Michael as preeminent.
Michael is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Energy + Resources group.
A specialist in mining and resources law, Michael advises in relation to joint ventures and strategic alliances, development agreements and project commercialisation.
Michael’s overseas experience has now covered in excess of 50 countries, many of which have been visited during the course of providing advice. Michael has a particular reputation for advising clients with projects in Africa.
An internationally renowned leader in resources law, Michael has been recognised in various legal publications including Who’s Who Legal, Doyle's Guide, the Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers listing of Australia’s top mining lawyers and Chambers Asia Pacific and Legal500.