Michael is a principal solicitor in our Workplace Relations & Safety team. He practices all aspects of workplace relations law with a particular focus in the areas of employee relations, corporate employment issues, dispute resolution and M&A/transactional employment matters.
Michael’s expertise is enhanced by his strong corporate background, which enables him to provide sound and practical legal solutions to complex employment law issues with commercially focused outcomes.
“Michael has an excellent strategic mindset when managing cases. Great focus on the longer game and sticking to the case narrative. Within that is excellent judgement on the tactical components of running cases.“
– Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021
Michael has experience acting for employers from SMEs through to global corporations in a diverse range of industry sectors including IT services, consulting/recruitment, professional services, insurance and financial services, transport and logistics, retail and supply, building and construction, resources, manufacturing and education.
Michael regularly appears at the Fair Work Commission, in State and Federal courts, VCAT and in other jurisdictions. He is a member of the Industrial Relations Society of Victoria, and often publishes articles and delivers interactive seminars/ webinars on interesting workplace issues.