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Michael Green

Michael Green QC was admitted to the New South Wales Bar in December 1975. He practised at the private Bar for four years mainly in criminal and common law and also in the newly created Family Court of Australia.

He joined the NSW Public Defenders Office in February 1980 and for sixteen years specialised in criminal law. He appeared in all criminal jurisdictions from Local Courts, District and Supreme Courts, to the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal and High Court of Australia. He became a Queens Counsel in 1988.

In 1996 Michael returned to the private Bar and for the next four years conducted an appellate practice in the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal and High Court of Australia. Interspersed with those cases were appearances in the Wood Royal Commission into the NSW Police Force.

From July 1998 to June 2000 he worked with the Legal Representation Office in appearing for the families of the victims of the Thredbo landslide disaster of 1997. After the Coroner's judgment was handed down at the end of June 2000, Michael retired from the Bar to further his interest in mediation and family relationships.

He is the principal of Michael Green Mediation, a private mediation practice specialising in family conferencing, mediation, life skills programs and local government, workplace and commercial disputes.

Michael Green is the president of the Shared Parenting Council of Australia, and also co-wrote a book with Jill Burrett (Sydney psychologist) on Shared Parenting (published mid 2006).


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