LLB, BSc (University of Otago)
Michael joined the Dunedin Property and Personal Client Services team as an Associate in May 2017. He specialises in rural law, general property related matters and trusts and estate planning.
After completing a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science from the University of Otago, Michael was admitted to the bar in 2007. He started his legal career with Bell Gully (Wellington), before moving to Melbourne in 2009 to take a position with a top tier law firm. Following this he joined the National Bank of Australia for a number of years taking on various commercial senior legal counsel positions.
Michael is a member of the NZLS Property Law Section who has particular interest in rural law including farm property transactions, trust structuring, succession planning, health and safety compliance and sale of business.