Michael is a highly respected practitioner, with over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.
Michael advises insurers and their insureds on general liability, professional negligence and accident and health. He is sought after for his technical expertise and ability to provide pragmatic and succinct advice in plain English in cases involving the most complex legal, factual, and technical issues.
Michael has extensive experience acting for local and international insurers, local government authorities, financial institutions, sporting bodies, building and construction companies and professional service providers, including architects, engineers (structural and geotechnical) and financial services providers.
Clients respect Michael's ability for quickly identifying the issues, providing clear and commercially sensible advice, and implementing a practical strategy in a cost-effective manner. Clients commend Michael for his approachability, accessibility, and thorough knowledge of all matters in which he acts.
Michael is also a highly effective negotiator and has achieved successful commercial results in numerous cases in mediations and settlement conferences.
Michael is recommended by Best Lawyers in Australia for insurance law.