Michael specialises in construction based litigation. He has practised extensively in both the State and Federal Courts, having acted for a number of blue-chip building and construction clients as well as for government regulatory agencies.
Michael has also worked extensively in the area of insolvency, acting for liquidators, administrators and trustees in the Federal and State Supreme Courts. Michael has also acted for the Queensland Building and Construction Commission in bankruptcy and winding-up proceedings.
Michael has a detailed and in-depth knowledge of the legislative instruments relevant to claims under the various national security for payment acts, as well as a comprehensive understanding of the complex requirements of construction-based litigation in the Courts.
Michael has specialist dispute resolution experience crossing all forms of the building and construction landscape, having acted for a number of first tier clients in contractual disputes, claims made under security for payment legislation as well as court-based litigation.
Working closely with his clients, Michael is able to quickly and effectively identify and manage risks associated with all stages of the construction dispute process, allowing him to communicate in the language familiar across the industry.
Michael looks to develop a close understanding of his client’s business with a view to identifying and implementing strategies which meet their corporate and commercial objectives.
Michael has developed these skills through his broad experience, including:
22 Mar 22 to 22 Nov 22
In this seminar series, we look at the opportunities and issues for major infrastructure projects across a range of sectors, including health, housing and new energy. This seminar series is being offered in our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Registration for this seminar series is complimentary and now open.
07 Apr 22 to 10 Nov 22
More than ever, ports are vital nodes for an increasingly complex web of international trade and supply chains. Ports have become an increasing focus for security, environmental and competition regulation and their role and efficiency within global supply chains is being scrutinised by governments and industry alike. At the same time, ports find themselves at the forefront of the development and facilitation of alternative energy sources, often literally acting as the gatekeepers for the inflow of such technology and projects into Australia or out to the rest of the world. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate these challenges and opportunities in 2022.
10 May 22 to 29 Nov 22
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2022 Queensland local government seminar series which we have tailored specifically for mayors, councillors and Queensland local government employees including lawyers, town planners and compliance officers. These seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for local governments.