Michael is a partner in the litigation division and has undertaken commercial litigation for the past 30 years. His clients have ranged from individuals to substantial business corporations as well as listed public companies.
Drawing on more than 30 years of industry experience, Michael undertakes complex commercial litigation as well as advising commercial clients in relation to banking, financial matters, commercial leasing, as well as estate and probate matters.
During the past 15 years, Michael has acted on behalf of many high net worth individuals in well-known and documented cases. These have involved estate disputes, trust disputes and more general commercial matters. Michael has had extensive experience with Corporations Act matters involving oppression suits and applications to wind up companies on the grounds that the relationship between shareholders had become totally dysfunctional.
Prior to joining Diamond Conway in September 2010, Michael was senior litigation partner at McLachlan Chilton and acted for listed public companies such as York Refrigeration and Flight Centre. Michael is a frequent presenter at seminars particularly in relation to the Corporations Act.
Michael is also a former officer of the Australian Treasury..