Michael Byrne

Michael Byrne

Contact Details

Telephone 07 3236 4122
Facsimile 07 3236 4176
Personal Assistant Email

Admission Dates

12 December 1991

Principal Areas of Practice

Family Law
Wills/ Probate and Family Provision

Professional Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Queensland University of Technology
Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland
Bachelor of Educational Studies, University of Queensland
Diploma of Teaching, Kelvin Grove Teachers’ College


Mediator, Supreme Court Northern Territory


Mr Michael Byrne has practised as a Barrister since 1991 and appears predominately in the Supreme Court of Queensland and in the Family Court of Australia and has had extensive experience in both the Trial and to some extent the Appellate jurisdictions of those Courts. Prior to becoming a Barrister, Mr Byrne was a Deputy Principal of a private Secondary School as well as being a teacher of English, History, Mathematics and Religion. Mr Byrne has been married 36 years, and has four sons, two of whom are lawyers, one a psychologist and one an officer in the Australian Army. Mr Byrne has five grandchildren all of whom are under six years of age. Mr Byrne is a BMW aficionado and an avid scholar of ancient Rome and Greece, he enjoys reading, cinema and music.

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Michael Byrne