Michael is a Noongar man, originally from the Eastern suburbs of Perth. As a Roberta Sykes LSE Scholar, Michael graduated with a Master of Laws from the London School of Economics in 2017.
He graduated from the University of Canberra with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and Bachelor of Politics and International Relations. He has also received a host of scholarships and awards, including the 2013 ACT Law Society Award; 2012 ACT DPP Award for Criminal Law; 2011 LexisNexis Award for Corporations Law; 2012 & 2013 Dean's Excellence Award in all semesters; 2012 Palgrave Macmillan Award for Identity Politics and Public Policy; 2011, 2012 and 2013 Awards for highest achieving Indigenous law student.
Michael is an Associate, Public and Regulatory Lawyer at FieldFisher in the UK.
From Student to Master of Laws, University of Canberra
Hemmati: The Dublin III Regulations and the Detention of Asylum Seekers, FieldFisher
UC alumnus awarded scholarship for UK study, University of Canberra, September 2016
This is by far the hardest venture I have put myself through, and I'm sure I will benefit from it for a long time to come...