Michael practises in commercial and corporations law and specialises in taxation and revenue law.
He has appeared led and unled in applications, trials and appeals in a range of courts (including the ACT Supreme Court, NSW Supreme Court, Federal Court and High Court) and tribunals (including the ACT Civil & Administrative Tribunal and Administrative Appeals Tribunal). He also has a substantial advice practice.
Before coming to the Bar, he was Tipstaff and Researcher to President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal (the Hon Justice J L B Allsop AC) and practised as a solicitor at Allens, Herbert Smith Freehills and Corrs Chambers Westgarth.
He is a member of various taxation committees including the Australian Bar Association Taxation Committee and is Deputy Chair of the Tax Institute Dispute Resolution Technical Committee.
He is also a reporter for the Commonwealth Law Reports.
Called to the Bar
Admitted as a legal practitioner
BA/LLB, The University of Queensland
LLM, The University of Sydney
MTax, The University of Sydney
MIntTax, The University of Melbourne
PhD (Law) Candidate, The University of Melbourne
02 6247 5040
Revenue and tax law