Michael is a Barrister at Owen Dixon Chambers West, specialising in taxation and was National President of The Tax Institute in 2014. He is the author, with Miranda Steward, of Death and Taxes, and with James Kessler, QC, of Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Australia, the second edition of which was recently published. Michael has appeared before the Federal Court and the High Court in many cases on behalf of both taxpayers and the Commissioner. Michael has been a member of various committees of The Tax Institute for over 20 years, including Victorian State Council (he is a past State Chair) and National Council. He lectures in the postgraduate program at Melbourne University and is President of the Tax Bar Association.
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