Mon - Fri 08.30 - 18.00
Second Floor Goldsmith Building Temple London EC4Y 7BL
Tel: +44 020 7936 3637
Fax: +44 020 7583 2061
DX 458 London Chancery Lane
Chambers provides an out of hours service. If you call Chambers main number you will be diverted to the clerk on call who will be able to deal with your enquiry.
Year of Call - 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.
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  EWCA Civ 361;  PIQR Q13 (loss of chance)
Parker v TUI  EWCA Civ 1261 (toboggan accident)
Systemcare (UK) ltd. v Service Design Technology Ltd. & Sharif  EWCA Civ 546 (Costs of company awarded against Director)
R v James Gray  EWHC 500 (Admin) (Animal Welfare)
R v Manh Toan Dang  EWCA Crim 348 (Industrial scale production of cannabis)
R (on Appn of RSCPA) v Colchester Mags Ct & D. Fuller & P Shelldrake  EWHC 1418 (Admin) (unlawful use of warrant)
Personal Injury Quantum Reports
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Sussex Bar Mess
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.
Attempted murder – Complex case involving multiple experts on injuries, weapon, glass, CCTV identifying vehicle, cell site and mobile phone evidence.
Historic rapes and ABH. Acquitted on rapes.
Leading Ms. Chiara Maddocks. 8-week carbon credit fraud. Six hander, conspiracy to defraud and conspiracy to convert criminal property. Voluminous commercial, financial and digital evidence, expert evidence and over 50 lay witnesses. Acquitted on both charges.
s.8 Animal Welfare Act offences re organised dog fighting.
Conspiracy to produce cannabis – Cut-throat three-hander. DNA, fingerprint and satellite navigation evidence.
s18 GBH. Suspended sentence and compensation order.
Benefit Fraud, Suspended sentence.
Sexual assaults – Acquitted on both charges.
Possessing criminal property. Acquitted.
Aggravated burglary, false imprisonment and robbery. Firearms, knives. Acquitted on all charges.
Theft of BMW removed beyond EU. Trial 1 – hung jury. Trial 2 – Acquitted.
Affray, Offensive Weapon, Damaging Property. Absent witness, Hearsay evidence successfully excluded. Three hander. Acquitted.
Acting in breach of Restraining Order – Acquitted.
PWIT – 5 counts of class A and having article with blade – Secured agreement for reduced indictment and sentence.
s.18 and s.20 GBH. Secured agreement for ABH & suspended sentence.
Arson – Fitness to plead enquiry – capacity to form intent.
Burglary & Theft – secured agreement to Theft only – penalty of fine.
Burglary, Damaging Ppty and Theft – Secured agreement to amended indictment re damaging ppty only. Community Order and Restraining Order.
PWIT –Various Class A & B – Community Order and suspension of curfew.
Making indecent photos of child – Cats A, B & C. Possessing extreme photographs. Expert report obtained and at trial prosecution offer no evidence.
S.18 GBH and ABH. Secured agreement for Affray.
Affray – suspended sentence.
Two separate counts of Dangerous Driving – hung jury on one count.
ABH and having offensive weapon – Acquitted on both counts.
Putting person in fear of violence by harassment, breach of Non-Molestation Order, ABH, Dangerous Driving. Secure agreement to harassment count only.
PWIT – Class A. Secure agreement to possession only.
ABH – Exclusion of hearsay evidence and BWV – Acquitted.
Upper limb work related claim – settled for Claimant.
Resulting and Constructive property claim against family member. Claim succeeds.
Setting aside default judgment.
Defending Dogbite claim.
Companies Court. Part 7 and Part 8 claims. International Share purchase agreement & cross-application. Application to re-open previous High Court judgment and various costs orders successfully defended against Leading Counsel.
FPM – Central London County Court – Appeal under s.214 Housing Act 2004 for failing to protect deposit. Secured massive reduction of claimed costs.
Appeal under s.214 Housing Act 2004 for failing to protect deposit. Secured massive reduction of claimed costs.
Infant settlement including substantial award for gratuitous care by friend of family.
Family Division – Opposing Local Authority Application for Contempt of Court. Application dismissed with costs.
Opposing Appeal against Order dismissing claim for defamation. Appeal dismissed.
Fraud involving summary judgment against fraudulent accountant, Freezing Orders and Injunction involving firms of solicitors, fraud and restitution concerning national company, Insolvency and bankruptcy.
Litigation regarding contractual disputes, building and construction, shareholding and directorships, international drilling contracts.
Litigation against multi-national oil companies in Niger delta.