Michael is a partner in the disputes and investigations team at Colin Biggers & Paisley. Michael's principal areas of practice include defamation, technology and intellectual property disputes, and Australian Defence Force procurement disputes. Michael has particular experience with time critical matters requiring urgent Court intervention. 

Michael was admitted to practice in 2002 and has a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from Monash University.

Michael founded an independent computer games company. He has informal experience in coding, software design, computer graphics, sound and music, UX/UI design and computer security. 

Michael's experience includes:

  • Acting for Lockheed Martin in relation to a trademark dispute with Raytheon. 

  • Acting for Heckler & Koch in relation to an Australian defence tender dispute. 

  • Acting for an Australian paint & sip business in relation to a national trademark dispute. 

  • Acting for investors in relation to allegations of market manipulation of ASX referenced warrants.

  • Acting for a substantial Australian logistics business in relation to a copyright dispute with another logistics business. 

  • Acting for private clients in relation to adverse media, crisis management and public relations issues.

Area of expertise
  • Founder and director of independent games software development company
  • French Australian Chamber of Commerce
  • Australian Association of Uncrewed Systems (AAUS)