Michael O'Brien

Solicitor (New Zealand)

T: +44 (0) 20 7469 0461
E: m.o'brien@beale-law.com

Michael O'Brien

University of Auckland, New Zealand, LLB (Honours)
University of Auckland, New Zealand, BA (History)

New Zealand, 2011


Michael is a New Zealand-qualified solicitor in the firm’s Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure group.

Before joining Beale & Co, Michael worked for a national law firm in Auckland, New Zealand, where he gained experience on a wide range of contentious matters, with a focus on construction and insurance disputes. This included acting for insurers and construction professionals in a number of High Court proceedings arising from large earthquakes that struck New Zealand in 2010 and 2011.

Michael has also acted for contractors and subcontractors in respect of various contractual disputes, including seeking (and obtaining) urgent interim relief from the High Court, and has appeared as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal of New Zealand.