Michaela completed a Bachelor of International Studies and a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice from Flinders University (SA) and is currently pursuing a Masters of International Law at the University of Sydney (NSW) part-time.
Michaela was admitted to practice as:
As a member of our litigation team, Michaela has previously worked in criminal law, compensation law and corporate and commercial law.
Her experience stems from having worked with several non-government organisations including the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, interned South Australia, the Global Poverty Project and Youth Affairs Australia, which relate to global justice and poverty.
Michaela also spent time teaching Criminal Law at Flinders University and tutoring Indigenous law students in Tort at University of Adelaide.
Michaela is passionate about legal practice, litigation and working hard for a just and restorative outcome for her clients.
Her ability to identify issues, think big-picture and strategize process is of little surprise given her journey in law has been to assist those with immediate problems and the less privileged.
Her practice areas are:
Outside of work, Michaela enjoys being a mother to a young family and when time permits, can be found volunteering with Red Cross Australia and the United Nations Association.