Michael qualified and practiced as a Solicitor in Melbourne, Victoria until he relocated to England in mid-2006 when he joined Lupton Fawcett.
Michael is an Associate in the Dispute Management Department, specialising in advising clients on contractual and commercial disputes of all types (including sale and supply of goods and services, negligence and misrepresentation), professional negligence, intellectual property-related litigation, defamation, and insolvency-related litigation.
Michael is experienced in quickly understanding the objectives of clients in order to give sound and strategic advice on measures clients can consider adopting before entering into agreements to protect their interests, as well as providing sophisticated advice on the options available to them to pursue or defend claims in circumstances where disputes arise.
Michael's experience extends to providing advice to individuals as well as local, national and international companies covering a diverse range of industries including finance, motoring, manufacturing, retail, and construction.
- 1999 Graduated in Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws at the Australian National University
- 2003 Articles with Mackinnon Jacobs Horton & Irving in Melbourne, Australia
- 2004 Admitted to practice as a solicitor in Victoria, Australia
- 2007 Admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales
- 2012 Promoted to an Associate at Lupton Fawcett
- Law Society
When Not at Work
Michael is a keen traveller who spent time after completing his studies backpacking around the world before embarking on his legal career. He still enjoys travelling and also playing most sports (with a particular interest in cricket), music, reading, photography, and spending time with family and friends.