Michael Thomas

ADMITTED  2011    BAR  2021

PHONE  9225 7999
MOBILE  0402 334 537

LOTE   German  

Michael Thomas, BA / LLB / LLM (candidate)


  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Building and Construction
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Law
  • Common Law
  • Competition Law
  • Contract
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Customs / Shipping / Maritime
  • Defamation
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Employment / Industrial
  • Environment
  • Equity / Equitable Relief / Trusts
  • Guarantees
  • Insurance
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Local Government
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Personal Injuries
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Law
  • Public Law
  • Regulatory Tribunals
  • Rent
  • Torts (Other Than PI)
  • Trade Practices

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Michael practises primarily in commercial, regulatory and public law.

Before being called to the bar, Michael practiced as a solicitor for 10 years, initially at Lander & Rogers, and most recently as the General Counsel of Litigation for one of Australia’s largest companies.

Michael has experience acting in a broad range of litigation including general commercial disputes, competition law matters, industrial relations, property and construction disputes.

Michael also brings to his practice, significant ‘front end’ commercial experience, having led a broad range of M&A and other corporate transactions.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University and a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism & Public Relations) from RMIT University. He has also studied German at the Freie Universität in Berlin as the recipient of a full scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service. Michael is currently undertaking a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne.

Michael is reading with Jonathan Kirkwood and his senior mentor is David Batt QC.

From 21 October 2021, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.