Michael Fullerton

Called 1990

About Michael Fullerton

Called in 1990

Michael Fullerton was admitted to the Victorian Supreme Court as a Barrister and Solicitor in 1981. He practised as a solicitor until 1986 when he signed the Bar Roll of Victoria and was admitted to the Inner Temple as a Barrister in 1990.

Able and versatile Australian barrister with 35 years’ experience as defence jury advocate and civil practitioner covering an extensive range of both criminal and civil law including a variety of appellate cases in crime, civil and judicial review.

His civil practice includes advising and litigating on behalf of an array of international  clients. His case authorities cover personal injury, common law procedure, commercial law and criminal law.

He is registered and conducted many cases on Direct Access and is also a Qualified Mediator.


Personal Injury Quantum Reports


1982: Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

1990: Called to the Bar of England and Wales.

PRACTICE; Established practitioner of both crime defence and civil law.

Direct Access: Registered and accepted both criminal and civil cases.

Mediator: Qualified August 2008.


Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Inner Temple
SE Circuit
Sussex Bar Mess



Recorded Cases

Williams v Fisher (1998) Kemp & Kemp, The Quantum of Damages Vol. 3 F2-001 (Leading case on whiplash injury);

Miles v McGregor (23/1/98) QBENI 97/0426/E, C.A. (want of prosecution)

Langford v Hebran [2001] EWCA Civ 361; [2001] PIQR Q13 (loss of chance)

Parker v TUI [2009] EWCA Civ 1261 (toboggan accident)

Systemcare (UK) ltd. v Service Design Technology Ltd. & Sharif [2011] EWCA Civ 546 (Costs of company awarded against Director)

R v James Gray [2013] EWHC 500 (Admin) (Animal Welfare)

R v Manh Toan Dang [2014] EWCA Crim 348 (Industrial scale production of cannabis)

R (on Appn of RSCPA) v Colchester Mags Ct & D. Fuller & P Shelldrake [2015] EWHC 1418 (Admin) (unlawful use of warrant)

Business Crime

Fraud involving summary judgment against fraudulent accountant, Freezing Orders and Injunction involving firms of solicitors, fraud and restitution concerning national company, Insolvency and bankruptcy.

Civil Law

Recent civil cases include High Court multi-million pound claims against major international oil companies arising out of oil spillages and explosions in the Nigerian delta causing serious human and environmental impact, Freezing Orders, fraud, personal injury claims involving road trauma, industrial and sporting accidents.


Litigation regarding contractual disputes, building and construction, shareholding and directorships, international drilling contracts.


Litigation against multi-national oil companies in Niger delta.