Kingston, Michael

The Australian Government Solicitor

Michael Kingston is the Australian Government Solicitor, a position he has held since December 2016.

Prior to joining AGS, Michael was Chief Legal Officer of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for 8 years.

Between 1989 and 2003 Michael was a partner of Mallesons Stephen Jaques, practising in company and commercial law.

Michael has also worked as a solicitor with Slaughter and May in London, as a government lawyer in Papua New Guinea and as in-house counsel for BHP.