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Michael Connor

Solicitor 2010
Reader 2018

Michael has a broad commercial practice and accepts briefs in all areas of law. Michael specialises in commercial law, corporations, insolvency, building and construction, equity and real property.

Michael was called to the Bar in 2018, after 8 years as a solicitor at DibbsBarker, Gadens and, finally, as a Senior Associate in the commercial litigation team at Macpherson Kelley. Michael has acted predominately for major banks, insurers, insolvency practitioners and publicly listed companies.

Michael takes a strategic approach to dispute resolution and works closely with instructing solicitors, experts and clients to forensically analyse and resolve complex issues in dispute.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Bachelor of Economics and is currently undertaking a Master of Laws at the University of Sydney.

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Michael Swanson

Solicitor 2014
Reader 2018

Before being called to the Bar, Michael was a solicitor at Kemp Strang in the Dispute Resolution & Insolvency practice group. He practised across all areas of the group including in proceedings for major banking corporations, small business disputes, insolvency proceedings and tax disputes. He has appeared before various Courts and Tribunals in New South Wales.

Michael accepts briefs from solicitors and in-house counsel. He has a strong background in working directly with in-house legal teams to deal with the difficult issues that arise for businesses during disputes. Michael focuses on developing commercial and ethical outcomes that align with his client’s corporate interests and public image.

Michael accepts briefs in all areas.

Michael was formerly the associate to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia and a tutor at Flinders University.