Michael has experience in handling a variety of general commercial disputes in many forums including arbitration, adjudication, mediation, litigation and tribunal hearings.

He acts for a wide range of professionals and their insurers including accountants, solicitors, insurance intermediaries, securities brokerage firms, property developers, architects, construction companies, quantity surveyors and real estate agents both in Hong Kong and New Zealand. He regularly advises insurers on policy coverage and has experience advising insurers on regulatory issues.

Michael was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2004 and as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong in 2010.