Michael Connolly retired in January 2015 as a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court.

He was a member of Foley’s List from 1984 until his appointment in 2001.

His practice as a barrister involved Family Law, de Facto disputes, Wills, Testator Family Maintenance, and Criminal and Commercial Law.

While on the Bench, he presided over cases in the areas of Family Law, De Facto disputes, Bankruptcy, Trade Practices, Migration, Administrative Law, Admiralty, Copyright and Human Rights.

Michael is a member of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators as an accredited Mediator. He is also accredited with the Victorian Bar and is available to conduct Family Law and Commercial mediations in Victoria and Queensland.

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Areas of Practice


Family Law and Guardianship

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Mediators

Areas of Mediation

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Mediators

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • High Court of Australia

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