Michael has acted and advised various clients, including Local Government Authorities, national and international insurers, self insureds and financial institutions, on various litigated and un-litigated claims. These claims have ranged from small nuisance claims in the lower courts to large scale, complex and multi-partied litigation in the Supreme Court, including in the Court of Appeal, and High Court of Australia.

Michael provides coverage advice to insurers in professional negligence claims and has extensive experience defending claims against a wide range of professionals including solicitors, accountants, engineers, builders and developers, certifying authorities, insurance brokers, accountants and financial institutions.

Michael is acknowledged for his technical ability, his strategic approach to claims and defence management, his focus on the accurate and timely provision of legal services and his recourse to all available resources to achieve prompt, economical and desired outcomes for his clients.