SENIOR ASSOCIATE. BCA, LL.B (Hons) (2009)
Michael is an experienced commercial litigator with particular expertise in construction, insolvency, insurance and shareholder disputes. Michael provides advice and advocacy in these, and other areas, of commercial law.
Michael regularly appears as counsel in the District Court and High Court and in mediations and arbitrations. Michael has recently been engaged as counsel in several substantial shareholder disputes and in insurance proceedings.
Michael is a member of the Society of Construction Law. Michael also has a strong interest in accounting matters and has appeared as counsel in criminal proceedings regarding the alleged improper use of financial documentation.
Michael is a member of the Canterbury-Westland Branch of the New Zealand Law Society’s Litigation Committee. Michael is also a member of the Auckland District Law Society’s Civil Litigation Committee.