A Special Counsel at Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills, Michael has a strong background in accounting and provides advice on corporate tax matters to companies in a range of industries, with a particular focus on construction, property development and finance.
Michael joined Greenwoods in 1994, following seven years’ experience with local and global accounting firms, and was a Director from 1998 to 2017. He has been closely involved in advising on acquisitions and disposals, overseas investments, restructuring, tax consolidation and tax audit management. He has a longstanding relationship with Lend Lease, having advised the company on a wide range of matters including capital management transactions, off-market and on-market buy-backs, and a dividend reinvestment plan.
Michael is a Chartered Tax Adviser of The Tax Institute and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, for which he has presented numerous papers and seminars. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and a Master of Taxation from the University of Sydney.