Michael is a highly experienced Employment and Workplace Relations Lawyer honing his skills since 1998 and providing valuable advice for clients including CEOs of ASX-listed companies, senior executives and managers of national and multinational companies, managers and independent contractors.
He has represented clients in some of Australia’s most significant industrial relations cases including the Trade Union Royal Commission of 2014/2015 and the Banking and Finance Royal Commission of 2018, where Michael represented an industry superannuation fund.
Michael also represented clients at hearings following Qantas’ grounding of its fleet in 2011, and the hearings that suspended industrial action by Sydney Trains employees in 2018.
He has been recognised by the Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession, that recommended him as a leading employment lawyers in NSW in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. Subsequently, Doyles has also recommended the firm he leads, Michael Doherty Legal, in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.