Michelle is a litigation lawyer, highly experienced in international economic, human rights and administrative law.
In addition to her domestic experience advising high level government clients on the development of policies and legislation, Michelle has 15 years’ experience in complex inter-state litigation at the World Trade Organization, where she was a senior dispute settlement lawyer. Michelle’s areas of expertise include trade remedies and WTO law, with a particular focus on national security and the aerospace and defence sectors.
Michelle has also lectured in competition law and continues to lecture regularly in WTO law and international dispute settlement.
Michelle began her career as an Associate to the Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, Sir Anthony Mason, AC KBE, before practising corporate law in the private sector for several years in New York and London.
Michelle is admitted to practice law in Australia, the State of New York, England and Wales.
Michelle has broad-ranging experience at the international, state and federal levels, her experience includes:
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.