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Michael specialises in commercial and property law and works closely with a range of businesses, developers, property owners and investors.


Michael joined Mellor Olsson as a Senior Associate in 2020, bringing with him significant experience in commercial and property law gained in leading law firms.

Michael has developed a reputation for delivering high quality and efficient legal services to his clients in all aspects of commercial and property law. His clients rely on him for his technical expertise and thorough but commercially focused approach.

He regularly assists clients with property acquisitions and disposals (residential and commercial), property development, buying and selling businesses, commercial leasing transactions, mortgages and securities, and property and commercial law. He supports a wide range of clients including businesses, property owners, trusts, lenders, investors, developers, and private individuals.

Prior to commencing at Mellor Olsson, Michael experienced working in leading property and commercial law firms in South Australia. He specialised in property transactions, property development projects (ranging small-scale to major apartment and mixed-use developments), commercial leasing transactions, business sale transactions, and mortgages and securities. He also provided advice on renewable energy projects (solar and wind farms), due diligence investigations, land tax and stamp duty, liquor licensing and gaming, franchising, trusts and general commercial and property law.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of South Australia
  • Member, Property Committee, Law Society of South Australia
  • Property Council of Australia
  • Urban Development Institute of Australia


  • Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)