Michael Whitten SC has practised commercial law for over 25 years. He has appeared in all courts and many tribunals in Victoria, particularly VCAT, as well as special leave applications before the High Court. Over the last 10 years or more, Michael has sought to specialise in all aspects of building and construction disputes.
Alternate dispute resolution is an important part of Michael's practice. He is a nationally accredited mediator and has served on the Victorian Bar's Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee. He has appeared at and conducted numerous mediations, expert determinations and other dispute resolution procedures in a wide range of commercial disputes.
Michael is a founding and continuing executive member of Melbourne TEC (Technology, Engineering and Construction) Chambers. MTECC comprises a group of construction law specialist barristers, arbitrators and mediators aimed at promoting and developing opportunities for its members in construction disputes both throughout Australia, South East Asia and the Middle East.
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