The Bar: 2009
Solicitor: 2006


University of Western Sydney B Comm, LLB (Hons I), GDLP (with Distinction)

Contact Details

38 Church Street
Newcastle  NSW  2300

p. +61 2 4929 6788
f.  +61 2 4929 5524


Michael graduated from the University of Western Sydney in 2006 with a first-class honours degree in law, having earlier graduated with a degree in commerce.

Michael commenced practice as a Solicitor working for Dignan & Hanrahan Solicitors in Campbelltown in July 2006. Michael’s practice at that point was in general litigation with a particular focus on criminal law.

In 2009 Michael went to the Bar and relocated to Newcastle.

Since commencing at the Bar, Michael has developed a wide practice in appearance and advice work. Michael’s practice has included being led in a number of cases by Senior Counsel in common law, family law and criminal law.

Michael’s areas of practice include;

  • Common Law / Personal Injury
  • Commercial
  • Building and construction
  • Criminal
  • Family
  • Inquests