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.