Partner – Dispute Resolution
A well-respected Partner in the Dispute Management Department, Michael qualified and practiced as a solicitor in Melbourne, Victoria until he relocated to England in mid-2006 when he joined Lupton Fawcett LLP.
Partner in dispute resolution
Michael specialises in advising clients on contractual and commercial disputes of all types (incl. consumer disputes, sale and supply of goods and services, share purchase agreements and sales of business disputes, negligence, misrepresentation, and disputes concerning confidential information and restrictive covenants in business and employment relationships), professional negligence, defamation, intellectual property-related litigation, gambling-related harm, and insolvency-related litigation.
Michael also provides expert advice and support to both well-established and early and growth stage companies in relation to structuring, intellectual property, commercial contracts and licences, employment and incentive arrangements and dispute resolution.
He provides sophisticated advice on the options available to clients to pursue or defend claims in circumstances where disputes arise. Michael’s experience extends to advising individuals as well as local, national and international companies covering a diverse range of industries and specialisms.
“I listen to the concerns of my clients and I have a proven track record of quickly understanding the dynamics of disputes and the commercial objectives of clients in order to provide them with sound, reliable, practical and strategic advice to achieve their objectives.”
Michael Buchanan Dispute Resolution
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