Bar Roll – 11th Sept 1975
Admitted – 1st Mar 1972
Phone – (03) 8600 1766
Mobile – 0412 087711 Pager: 7711
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Chamber – Floor 26, Building Chancery
In recent years Michael has practised in a broad range of areas including, commercial, corporations, trade practices, sale of land, mortgages, landlord and tenant, professional negligence, equity, constructive trusts farming disputes, testators family maintenance, building and construction, administrative law and town planning.
Michael is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and an Associate of the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia.
He is an accredited adjudicator under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (2002) (Vic) as amended.
Michael is a nationally accredited mediator and a Victorian Bar Accredited Advanced Mediator. He is on several panels including the panel of Franchised Dispute Mediators under the Franchise Code.
Leading cases in which he has been involved include:
Michael has also appeared in hearing before the Australian Securities Commission including S600 CL hearings
Michael also has extensive experience in matters relating to private nursing home operations; ie validations, prosecutions, administrative appeals.
Given his experience and interests he is willing to practice in most areas.
Michael chairs the Dispute Resolution Committee of the Victorian Bar.
He is the author of the Guarantee & Indemnity Section of Lexis Nexis Court Forms and Precedents Victoria.
He is on the Board of Methodist Ladies College. He is Chairperson of the Human Research Ethics Committee for the Inter Church Trade & Industry Mission Australia Inc. and the Christian Research Association. He was a resident representative on the City of Boroondara West Hawthorn Urban Design Framework Committee.
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