Kelvin was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and the High Court of Australia in 1997. Since admission, Kelvin has worked at the Australian Taxation Office followed by private practice for 16 years before working in the litigation division of the Commonwealth government at Canberra.

Kelvin is a graded arbitrator and qualified mediator together with being an accredited Queensland Law Society duty lawyer since 2001.

Other admissions include, the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1998, and Queensland in 2000. Kelvin’s legal interests include Insolvency, Taxation and Judicial Review.

Academic Achievements
1997 LPAB (Syd)
1999 LLM (Banking & Finance)
1998 GDLP (ANU)
2016 PCA (Arbitration)
2017 National Mediation (QUT)

Areas of Practice include:
· Corporate Insolvency & Debt Recovery
· Taxation
· Employment Law
· General Litigation
· Administrative Law & Judicial Review
· Family Law

Michael Kirby Chambers
49 Davey Street
HOBART TAS 7004

Admitted to Practice in 1997
Admitted as Barrister in 2020

Field of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial
  • Criminal
  • Family Law/Child Safety/Guardianship
  • Industrial/Employment
  • Public/Administrative Law
  • Tax/Revenue