Michael Borsky QC

Bar Roll: 2005 Silk: 2016
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Michael is briefed in commercial and regulatory proceedings for and against government and leading corporations, and in a wide range of appeals (including the High Court of Australia).  He is recognised by his peers as one of Australia’s best litigation lawyers (in the Australian Financial Review Best Lawyers List 2013-2018, Chambers and Partners’ Leading Barristers in Australia and Doyles’ Leading Australian Competition Law Barristers).

Michael also serves as a part-time member of the Takeovers Panel.

Michael graduated BCL with distinction from Oxford University, having attained first class honours at undergraduate level in Australia. His graduate studies concentrated on competition law, conflict of laws and restitution.

As a solicitor with Allens Arthur Robinson, Michael practised in litigation and competition law.  Before practising law, he gained commercial experience in finance and corporate strategy with McKinsey & Company, international management consultants, and in computer software engineering at Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd (Nasdaq: ALDN).

 

 

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CommercialConstitutional LawCorporationsEquity & TrustsInsolvencyInsuranceJudicial ReviewLeasesMerits ReviewPropertyTaxes – FederalTrade Practices/Consumer Protection
  • Michael Borsky QC – serves as a Commonwealth Law Reporter and is the editor of the Contracts and Restitution section of the Australian Business Law Review. He has also published articles on constitutional law, competition law and restitution in the Australian Law Journal and the Australian Business Law Review.

QUALIFICATIONS:

BCL (Dist)(Oxon), LLB (Hons 1), BSc (Comp Sci)

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the Readers' Course Sub-Committee; and
Co-Deputy Chair of the Commercial Bar Association - Equity Committee.

Michael Borsky QC

Bar Roll: 2005 Silk: 2016
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Profile

Michael is briefed in commercial and regulatory proceedings for and against government and leading corporations, and in a wide range of appeals (including the High Court of Australia).  He is recognised by his peers as one of Australia’s best litigation lawyers (in the Australian Financial Review Best Lawyers List 2013-2018, Chambers and Partners’ Leading Barristers in Australia and Doyles’ Leading Australian Competition Law Barristers).

Michael also serves as a part-time member of the Takeovers Panel.

Michael graduated BCL with distinction from Oxford University, having attained first class honours at undergraduate level in Australia. His graduate studies concentrated on competition law, conflict of laws and restitution.

As a solicitor with Allens Arthur Robinson, Michael practised in litigation and competition law.  Before practising law, he gained commercial experience in finance and corporate strategy with McKinsey & Company, international management consultants, and in computer software engineering at Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd (Nasdaq: ALDN).

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

CommercialConstitutional LawCorporationsEquity & TrustsInsolvencyInsuranceJudicial ReviewLeasesMerits ReviewPropertyTaxes – FederalTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

Cases

Publication

  • Michael Borsky QC – serves as a Commonwealth Law Reporter and is the editor of the Contracts and Restitution section of the Australian Business Law Review. He has also published articles on constitutional law, competition law and restitution in the Australian Law Journal and the Australian Business Law Review.

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

BCL (Dist)(Oxon), LLB (Hons 1), BSc (Comp Sci)

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the Readers' Course Sub-Committee; and
Co-Deputy Chair of the Commercial Bar Association - Equity Committee.