Michael is a Partner in our Corporate practice with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, due diligence, takeovers, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and private equity transactions. Michael is also the co-lead of our Asia Business Unit and in this role he predominantly works with Asia-based clients investing in Australian corporations.
Michael has a specific interest in transactions involving foreign investment and regularly publishes articles associated with Australia’s foreign investment legislative regime. Michael’s clients include ASX-listed entities and large private companies in the resources, technology and agricultural sectors.
Michael is consistently recognised by legal publications, including recommended by Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Corporate Lawyer, Queensland, 2015–2023 and Leading Business & Commercial Lawyer – Queensland, 2018, 2021-2023. He was also named by The Best Lawyers™ as a leading Australian practitioner in Corporate Law, 2017–2024; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2020–2024; and Commercial Law, 2021–2024.