Quality and consistency through collaboration

Michelle Taylor has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a leading Australian Admiralty, Shipping & Maritime Lawyer.  

Michelle has been recognised internationally for her expertise in shipping casualties. She has depth of experience in Federal Court Admiralty practice and maritime related disputes in the Asia Pacific region.

In addition to Doyle’s Guide, Michelle has also received market recognition as a leading legal practitioner in: Chambers Asia-Pacific— Shipping; Best Lawyers Australia—Shipping & Maritime Law, Transportation Law, Insurance Law, Commercial Law; and Legal 500 Asia-Pacific—Transport.

Michelle was also appointed President of the Maritime Law Association of Australia & New Zealand as Vice-President in Jul 2021 and is on the Executive of Australian Maritime and Transport Arbitration Commission.

Congratulations to Michelle!

About Sparke Helmore

We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.

We cover six key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Property Environment & Finance, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.

Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 850 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.

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