Michael Tilley

Michael Tilley

Michael Tilley practices primarily in civil and commercial litigation. He joined the Independent Bar in 2019. Before moving to the Independent Bar, Michael spent almost a decade as a Partner specialising in insurance litigation, most recently at a large national practice.


  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (2002) (University of Adelaide)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice (2002) (University of South Australia)
  • Bachelor of Arts (2000) (University of Adelaide)

Admissions and appointments

  • Admitted to practice 2002
  • Independent Bar 2019

Professional memberships

  • South Australian Bar Association (Bar Reader 2021)
  • The Law Society of South Australia

Areas of practice

  • Administrative law
  • Appellate
  • Building and construction
  • Commercial
  • Coronial inquests
  • Disciplinary
  • Insurance
  • Medical negligence
  • Personal injury
  • Product liability
  • Professional negligence
  • Tort
  • Trade practices and competition
  • Workers Compensation