Michael McDonnell

Michael McDonnell

Principal

With over 20 years’ specialist experience in commercial litigation and insolvency law, Michael has been Principal at Results Legal for over 10 years.

Michael leads the firm’s commercial litigation and insolvency team, which specialises in partnership and business separation disputes, general contract and commercial disputes, trade practices matters and drafting, realising and enforcing securities for banks/ lenders.

Michael regularly advises regarding insolvency matters and conducts insolvency litigation, including insolvent trading and director duty claims and claims arising from phoenix transactions/ asset stripping and public examinations. He also has experience in appearing for examinees at ASIC examinations.

Michael regularly provides professional development training and seminars to clients, major accounting bodies and professional services firms.

Most proud of / biggest win

Assisting clients to win against the odds and against opponents who misused the law and their superior position.

Years in industry

Over 20 years

Specialisations

Commercial Disputes, Insolvency and Restructuring, Business Separation and Shareholder Disputes, Commercial Contracts and Advisory

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Meet our team
Our team is led by Managing Director Karl Hill and our Principals Michael McDonnell, Anna Taylor, Leona Adams and Nicholas Boyce.
Karl Hill
Karl Hill
Managing Director
Michael McDonnell
Michael McDonnell
Principal
Anna Taylor
Anna Taylor
Principal
Leona Adams
Leona Adams
Principal
Nicholas Boyce
Nicholas Boyce
Principal
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Robert Shepley
Principal
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Associate
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Charlotte Evans
Associate
Fiona Trime
Fiona Trime
Associate
Nicholas Baker
Nicholas Baker
Associate
Charles James
Charles James
Solicitor
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Solicitor
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Renee Rothberg
Solicitor
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Justine Singh
Solicitor
Veronika Xiao
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Solicitor
Rachel Wallen
Rachel Wallen
Solicitor
James Reich
James Reich
Solicitor
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Danielle McLachlan
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