Michael advises on the resolution of disputes for construction industry participants, as well as advising on contract negotiations for major construction and infrastructure projects.
Michael advises on dispute resolution strategies for complex construction disputes including security of payment, subcontractors’ charges, and other claims involving multi-parties, and claims including for variations, latent conditions, bank guarantees and defective works.
Michael has experience advising on major infrastructure projects, including disputes arising from the North West Rail Link in Sydney and the Gold Coast Light Rail.
Michael was formerly a member of the internationally renowned construction practice at Pinsent Masons in London where he worked on disputes arising from the construction of Wembley Stadium. Michael has also held the role of Assistant General Counsel (Operations) at Thiess, where he advised on major construction and infrastructure projects, including the contract for the construction of Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN).
Michael has been recognised a leading construction litigator in Queensland by the prestigious Doyles Guide.
He is a speaker on construction matters and has spoken at the Engineers Australia Conference. He has a keen interest in sport and continues to play touch football.