Michael Green SC

Michael Green SC

Contact Details:
t: 02 9151 2202
f: 02 9237 0801
e: green@level22.com.au

Secretary: Vivienne Rawlinson
t: 02 9151 2228
e: vrawlinson@level22.com.au

Michael Green SC was admitted as a legal practitioner in 1991, came to the Bar in 1998 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2015. He has appeared in the High Court of Australia, the Federal Court, State Supreme Courts, the Land and Environment Court, and various tribunals. He has participated in many mediations and arbitrations and practises throughout Australia.

Michael practises principally in the areas of Intellectual Property (particularly Copyright, Trade Marks, and Patents), Consumer Protection, Privacy and Information Technology, Confidential Information, Competition Law, Corporations Law, Regulation and Planning, Corporate Insolvency, and general Commercial Litigation. He has appeared in numerous notable cases.

In addition, Michael is regularly sought after for high level, strategic advice in relation to complex and confidential legal and regulatory issues.

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Before coming to the Bar, Michael was Head of Corporate Affairs and Planning, of the Audio-Visual Copyright Society Limited (now Screenrights) and the Director, Copyright Law Review Committee (CLRC) Secretariat. Michael was the Associate to the Hon Justice IF Sheppard AO in the Federal Court of Australia from 1992 to 1995. He also was the lecturer and examiner for the Intellectual Property Law course for the LPAB, and has given guest lectures at various universities and conferences in Australia and overseas.

Michael is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the IEEE, and other organisations.

Further detail of the matters in which Michael has appeared or advised is available from his Clerks, Ms Emily Giles, on 02 9151 2222.

Senior Counsel: 2015

Barrister: 1998

Solicitor: 1991

Areas of Practice:
Administrative Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Arbitration
Banking and Finance
Building and Construction
Commercial and Business Law
Corporations Law
Competition and Consumer Law
Constitutional Law
Cyber Security
Environment, Planning and Local Government Law
Information Technology
Intellectual Property
Privacy and Confidential Information
Product Liability
Wills and Succession


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