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Senior Associate

Key Practice Fields

  • Construction and Design Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency and Restructures
  • Corporate and Business Disputes
  • Corporations Law
  • Directors and Officers; Fraud, Misconduct and Insurance
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
  • Professional Negligence

Michelle Kelly is a Senior Associate with over eight years experience in a range of complex commercial litigation in Brisbane.

She has acted for a broad range of clients in multiple areas including contractual disputes, commercial property disputes, shareholder disputes, partnership law, insolvency, trade practices and consumer law.

Michelle advises clients ranging from company directors and creditors to insolvency practitioners, professionals, private clients and companies of all sizes.


  • Master of Laws (Applied Law), College of Law, 2016
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, 2013
  • Bachelor of Laws, Bond University, 2012
  • Bachelor of International Relations, Bond University, 2012

Professional Admissions

  • Admitted as solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, 2013
  • Admitted as solicitor of the High Court of Australia, 2015

Professional Publications and Committees

  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Professional Experience

  • Senior Associate, Russells, 2022 to present
  • Senior Associate, Clifford Gouldson Lawyers, 2021-22
  • Associate/Senior Associate, Twomey Dispute Lawyers, 2020-21
  • Associate, Mills Oakley, 2019-20
  • Associate, JHK Legal, 2018-19
  • Associate, Bernard Ponting & Co, 2016-18
  • Lawyer, AGS (Attorney-General’s Department), 2015-16