The Hon. Michael Kent KC

Areas of Expertise

Mediation & Arbitration


Michael was admitted as a solicitor in 1983, was called to the Bar in 1991 and took silk in 2007.

At the Bar Michael developed an extensive practice primarily in common law, insurance, professional negligence, estate litigation, company law and family law.  He also developed a substantial appellate practice.  A significant component of his practice was as a mediator in all areas of civil disputes.

In 2011 Michael was appointed as a Judge of the Family Court of Australia.  In 2015 Michael was assigned to the Appeal Division of the Court.  He served on the Appeal Division until resigning his commission in 2021.

Michael returned to the Bar in 2021 to resume practice in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Postal address:
19 Inns Chambers, Level 19,
107 North Quay,
Brisbane Q 4000

Michael Kent KC | 19 Inns Chambers

The Hon. Michael Kent KC