Michael Tilley

Michael Tilley

Michael joined the Independent Bar in 2019. He practices primarily in civil and commercial litigation.

His main areas of focus are: personal injury (public liability, CTP, medical negligence and worker’s compensations); insurance (policy advice and litigation); professional liability; building and construction disputes; general commercial claims.


  • 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

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