Michael Rivette

ChambersChancery Chambers
Street AddressLevel 25, 200 Queen Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
Postal Address
DX Address
Telephone(03) 8600 1717
Mobile0418 375 566
Fax(03) 8600 1725
Year Admitted to Practice 1981 (WA)
Year Elected to WABA1982
Year Appointed QC/SC
QualificationsBJuris, LLB, LLM

Michael Rivette has accrued more than 27 years legal experience, both in general commercial law and as an advocate, and some 18 years experience in business as the owner, director and board member of communications, marketing and media companies.

Michael thus brings to his practice as an advocate a practical knowledge of commerce, protection of intellectual property and all matters relating to commerce, media and entertainment.

He specialises in Intellectual Property Law, Media and Privacy Law and Commercial Law.

Michael was for a number of years in the 1980's retained as counsel for the Office of the Commonwealth Attorney-General based in Western Australia and responsible for the conduct of major trials and appeals in the federal jurisdiction.  He subsequently signed the Western Australian Roll of Counsel, and is a member of the Victorian Bar.


  • Commercial Law
  • Defamation
  • Equity
  • Intellectual Property
  • Professional Negligence
  • Trade Practices

Liability limited by a Scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation