Michael Weatherley is a partner in our dispute resolution practice
He specialises in international dispute resolution, with a particular focus on international commercial arbitration.
Throughout his time in our Brisbane, London and Singapore offices, Michael has represented clients in arbitrations under all of the major rules and in many of the major seats of arbitration. He has also assisted clients in managing cross-border litigation, including before the English, Australian, Singaporean, Bruneian, Malaysian and Indonesian courts.
His experience spans a number of industry sectors, including (most prominently) renewable energy, oil & gas, power, construction, engineering and infrastructure, mining and resources, international sale of goods, financial services and private equity.
Michael is singled out in directories for his advocacy skills and high-quality, client-orientated service. He regularly speaks at arbitration events and conferences throughout the Asia-Pacific and contributes arbitration insights to various publications. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and, in addition to his counsel work, takes appointments as arbitrator.
He is qualified in both Australia (NSW) and England & Wales.