Michael specialises in intellectual property and information technology and has over 25 years’ experience spanning both private and public sectors.
Michael’s expertise includes assisting clients in the Government and private sectors with the procurement of information technology products and services, particularly under the Queensland Information Technology Contracting (QITC) framework.
Michael also advises international video game and interactive entertainment publishers, developers and platforms on legal and regulatory issues in the Australian market, including consumer law and other regulatory issues and intellectual property protection.
Since 2014, Michael has been recognised in Best Lawyers™ Australia as one of Australia’s leading lawyers in fields including Government Practice, Information Technology Law, Telecommunications Law, Outsourcing Law, and Privacy and Data Security Law. More recently he was recognised in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers as Brisbane Lawyer of the Year for his work in Information Technology Law. Michael has also been named as a Recommended Lawyer in Technology, Media and Telecommunications by Doyle’s Guide.
Michael’s experience includes advising: