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Michael has over 34 years’ of experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer practicing across numerous jurisdictions and countries.

Michael works with global corporations and institutional investors on all aspects of their businesses.

Throughout his career, Michael has provided advice to directors, boards, management committees and senior management in relation to transactional, risk and compliance issues and provides strategic advice on projects and transactions in the following areas:

  • International cross border and domestic M&A;
  • Mining and resources;
  • Energy (including in relation to hydrogen, LNG projects and LNG SPA’s);
  • Power, renewables, decarbonisation and sustainable fuels;
  • Infrastructure and Technology;
  • Transport and utility PPP’s;
  • Energy, Power and Resources regulatory;
  • Complex Joint Ventures; and
  • Finance and restructuring transactions.

In additional to experience working on transactions throughout Australia, Micheal has gained a breadth of international experience from working in on transactions in Europe, Asia, Africa as well and North and South America. In addition, Michael has also held positions in Japan, Singapore and the US.

Michael has been recognised by several legal directories including, Best Lawyers, Chambers and Partners, and Legal 500 Asia-Pacific in the areas of Energy & Natural Resources and Projects & Energy.

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