Michael was selected to participate in and complete the Trial Counsel Development Program in 2013.

During his time as In-house Counsel at The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Michael excelled at working with and representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. Michael also has extensive experience working in Alice Springs at the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service.

Michael has appeared in Football Federation Victoria disciplinary hearings and in numerous VCAT cases, with particular emphasis on Guardianship and Administration and Anti-Discrimination law. Michael often presents at the Leo Cussen PLT in Advocacy, Criminal Law, Bail, and Criminal Procedure and is a sessional teacher in Justice Studies.

Michael is currently undertaking his LLM at Monash University.

Languages Spoken: Russian

Aickin Chambers
555 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Telephone: 0413 882 809
Facsimile: (03) 9225 8686

Clerk: Meldrum & Hyland List
Telephone: (03) 9225 7444

Admitted to Practice: 8 November, 2000
Signed Bar Roll: 22 November, 2007
Also Admitted in: Victoria

Field of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal
  • Family Law/Child Safety/Guardianship