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Special Counsel

Key Practice Fields

  • Commercial Property Disputes
  • Corporate and Business Disputes
  • Energy, Mining and Resources Disputes
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Professional Negligence

Michael Miller is a Special Counsel with more than 20 years experience providing advice in relation to commercial litigation disputes in property, joint ventures, construction, banking and professional services and commodities.

He has worked as In-House Counsel for a property development company providing project management, construction, body corporate, leasing and governance advice.

In his current role at Russells, Michael regularly provides advice in relation to complex commercial litigation disputes.  He also provides advice in relation to class actions, banking disputes, construction disputes, negligence, liability under the ACL and minority shareholder disputes.

Michael is widely respected for his breadth of experience and astute commercial advice.


  • Bachelor of Laws, Queensland University of Technology, 1984
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland, 1979

Professional Admissions

  • Admitted as solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, 1985
  • Admitted to practise in the High Court of Australia, 1985

Professional Publications and Committees

  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Professional Experience

  • Special Counsel, Russells, 2015 to present
  • Senior Lawyer, Russells, 2010-15
  • Lawyer, Kym Flehr, 2008-09
  • In-House Counsel, 1996-07
  • Sole Practitioner, 1994-95
  • Partner and Solicitor, Power and Power, 1990-93
  • Partner and Solicitor, Cranston McEachern 1985-89