Areas of Practice
Banking, Commercial Law, Contract Law, Corporate Insolvency, Corporations Law, Equity, Property, Trade Practices and Competition
all Australian States & Territories
B.Ec(Hons) BA LLB
Date of admission: 1991
Michael has a broad commercial practice with particular empahasis in the areas of contract, equity and corporations. In the context of corporations law Michael’s practice focuses on director’s duties, insolvent trading and members remedies, including remedies for oppression on the minority.
Prior to being called to the Bar Michael practiced as a solicitor, including with Allen, Allen and Hemsley.
In addition to practicing as a full time barrister, Michael lectures in the course of Law Associations taught for the Law Extension Committee of the University of Sydney. The course has a heavy corporations component. He also lectures in the course Law of Remedies at the University of Notre Dame.
Publications and Presentations
Gooley J, Russell D, Dicker M & Zammit M Corporations and Associations Law: Principles and Issues, 5th ed, Lexis Nexis, 2011
* Accepts direct brief from in-house Counsel