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Michael Hodge

Barrister (Sydney Bar, Brisbane Bar)


Relevant qualifications and admissions

  • Image representing graduationGraduate Diploma in Competition Law, University of Melbourne
  • Master of Laws, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland
  • Admitted to the legal profession: 2004
  • Appointed Senior Counsel: 2017 (Queensland)


Relevant work history

Relevant work historyImage of briefcase

  • 2017 - Took silk
  • 2004 - Called ot the bar
  • 2003 - Associate to Justice Holmes, Supreme Court of Queensland

Relevant competition/consumer law case involvement

  • Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Ltd v ACCC and Anor (NSD818/2019)
    [Appointed counsel for respondent (ACCC)]
  • Senior Counsel assisting Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry
  • Coal Terminal pricing arbitration (2017-2018)


  • Competition and Consumer Committee, Law Council of Australia
  • Corporations Committee, Law Council of Australia
  • Bar Council, Bar Association of Queensland
  • The Australian Association of Constitutional Law