Michael Henry SC
Michael Henry SC

Michael’s practice is very substantial and diverse. Much of his work is of a commercial or equitable nature. This includes a broad range of matters: for example, matters arising under companies law, competition law, trust law, property law, insurance law and insolvency law.
He also practices administrative law and public law.
Michael routinely appears in high profile cases and, for years, has been recognised as one of Australia’s best lawyers in the annual survey of the legal profession conducted by the Australian Financial Review.

Michael was recently listed as Recommended in Doyle’s: Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Senior Counsel – New South Wales, 2017 and also in their Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel – New South Wales, 2017

Best Lawyers Award Badge
Dispute Resolution - Recommended - 2017 Commercial Litigation - Recommended - 2017


  • Appointed Senior Counsel: 2013
  • Admitted to NSW Bar: 2000


  • Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) (University of Sydney)
  • Bachelor of Economics (University of Sydney)
  • Australian Financial Markets Association Diploma of Treasury Dealing (Securities Institute of Australia)