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Michael was called to the Bar in 2005. Prior to coming to the Bar he was a Senior Associate at Minter Ellison. Michael graduated from the Australian National University as a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in 2000, winning the University Medal in Law and the Supreme Court Judges’ prize. He graduated from the University of Sydney as a Master of Laws in 2006.
Michael practises in all areas of commercial law and public law and regularly appears in the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. He regularly appears for and against the Commonwealth and its regulatory agencies, including the Commissioner of Taxation, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. He has particular specialisation in the areas of tax, corporations law, banking and insolvency, civil liability of public authorities and representative proceedings.