Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott

Senior Associate
Construction & Engineering
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Michael is a Senior Associate in Carter Newell’s Construction & Engineering team, practicing predominately in dispute resolution.  

Over the course of 2018 and 2019, Michael worked in-house for Bechtel in Oman, assisting with Bechtel’s delivery of the multi-billion dollar Muscat International Airport. While working in-house Michael assisted with various aspects including corporate governance, prime contract administration, commercial strategy and legal claims (including ICC arbitration).

From 2011 to 2013, Michael was appointed as a Judges Associate and served in that role at the Queensland State Law Courts. As a Judges Associate, Michael was involved in trials and interlocutory hearings, which have provided him with a complete understanding of trial management and the rules of evidence. 

Michael holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Master of Laws and regularly contributes to leading industry publications including the International Construction Law Review, the Building & Construction Law Journal, the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal and the Australian Construction Law Newsletter. Michael is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a Rising Star in Construction & Infrastructure Australia.

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