Michael is a lawyer at King & Wood Mallesons in Sydney. His primary areas of practice are cross-border mergers & acquisitions and equity capital markets. Prior to joining KWM, Michael worked as a researcher for a Sydney barrister and volunteered at the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law at the University of Sydney.
Michael’s interest in Sino-Australian affairs began with a high school exchange program to Beijing in 2006. He became fascinated with Chinese language and culture and has since returned for work and study in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney. He is a competitive tennis player and spent six months coaching at a tennis academy in China while studying Mandarin at Beijing Language & Culture University.