Michael Wells
Michael Wells

Michael practises in commercial and public law, including:

• administrative law
• appeals
• class actions
• commercial law
• commissions of inquiry
• contract law
• corporations law
• equity
• real property
• taxation and revenue

Prior to coming to the Bar, Michael practised as a solicitor for over 6 years at leading national, international and global law firms, where he gained extensive experience in general commercial litigation, complex contractual and corporate disputes, class actions, regulatory investigations and commissions of inquiry. Michael was also a tipstaff at the New South Wales Court of Appeal.

Michael has postgraduate qualifications in law and taxation from the University of Sydney.

Michael is also a reporter for the Commonwealth Law Reports, New South Wales Law Reports and Australian Tax Reports, and tutors in contract law at the University of Sydney.

Michael is a member of the Australian Bar Association Taxation Committee, Law Council of Australia Business Law Section Taxation Committee and New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal Revenue List User Consultative Forum.


  • Admitted to the New South Wales Bar: 2016
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in New South Wales: 2009


  • MTax University of Sydney
  • LLM University of Sydney
  • LLB (Hons) University of Queensland
  • BA University of Queensland