Michael has over 23 years of award winning corporate and commercial legal experience and is an expert in providing quality legal services to registered clubs, gaming clients and corporate clients.
Michael has previously undertaken roles of General Counsel for Echo Entertainment Group (formerly Tabcorp Casinos Division), Group Commercial Manager and General Counsel for Mounties Group, Senior Legal Counsel for David Jones and Legal Adviser Asia-Pacific for BOC. Michael primarily provides legal services to registered clubs, gaming clients and corporate clients including a number of multinational corporations.
Michael is passionate about knowing, understanding and applying all laws applicable to his clients and they particularly go to him for his practical commercial advice, commercial negotiation skills, ability to identify relevant commercial issues and his ability to close deals. This hard work and dedication saw him named Australian Corporate Lawyer of the Year in 2009-10.
Michael lives in the Sutherland Shire in Sydney with his wife, who is a teacher at a local public school, their young children and the family dog.