Primary Practice Areas
Michael has worked across a range of industries throughout both his legal and management consulting career. His depth of experience in contract law and business processes means he can efficiently come up to speed with the nature of your commercial transaction and produce the necessary documents cost effectively. As a specialist commercial lawyer for startups, he understands the value of and how to provide cost effective services.
In addition to his legal qualifications Michael is a Chartered Secretary and designated as a Risk and Governance Professional. His years of experience operating at the board level, coupled with qualifications across Law, Accounting and Corporate Governance has resulted in him being designated as a Fellow of both the Governance Institute of Australia and the Chartered Governance Institute.
Michael’s deep technology domain experience derives from a decade of implementing technology solutions to facilitate business process reengineering initiatives. He has worked as a programmer, business analyst and project manager before moving on to become a specialist Australian Technology Lawyer for IT Lawyers Brisbane. If you need to speak to a real IT Lawyer who can translate between IT, business and Law, look no further.
Looking for assistance with your next tech project?
Let’s work together!
IT Lawyers Brisbane, Legal Practice Director
Commercial, Technology and Corporate Lawyer
Michael has been working globally in the Information Technology industry for almost 20 years. His career has seen him perform as a programmer, business analyst, project manager and more recently as a lawyer specialising in technology law.
His multi-disciplinary approach and qualifications extends his capacity to service his clients by bridging the divide between business, technology and law.
Michael possesses a depth of domain experience few lawyers have. This enables him to provide practical legal solutions to corporations engaging in technology based business transactions.
Michael is also a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, being professionally designated as a Risk and Governance Professional, and a Chartered Secretary.
How do I protect my Confidential Information? Obligations of confidence exist in equity. However, before you can bring an action against a person for a breach of confidence you must prove, the information is confidential, there was an obligation of confidence in the...
What is a Non Disclosure Agreement? A Non Disclosure Agreement or NDA is a contract between two parties used to protect confidential information when it is shared between them. The Non Disclosure Agreement will primarily define what is considered confidential...
If you are selling goods or services in Australia online to consumers what you can include in your website terms and conditions is regulated by the Australian Consumer Law. For instance, it is illegal to exclude all liability. Section 29 of the Australian Consumer Law...