Practice area(s): Class actions
Location(s): Sydney
Qualification(s): LLB, BCom

Michael Baltins is a Class Actions and Insolvency Senior Associate based at Maurice Blackburn’s Sydney office. Michael is an experienced litigator who has acted in numerous high-profile class actions and recovery actions in respect of ASX listed companies, managed investment schemes and providers of financial advice and services.  

“I am driven to fight for clients to redress wrongs and to bring unlawful behaviour to account. Whether I am acting in a class action on behalf of a large number of stakeholders, for an individual client, or addressing corporate misconduct in an insolvency context, access to justice is a key driver for me.”

Michael’s experience extends to shareholder disputes, fraud, negligence, real property disputes, directors’ duties and insolvency related recovery actions, including urgent applications to obtain 'freezing orders' to preserve assets. His insolvency expertise extends to acting for insolvency practitioners, directors, lenders and corporations. He has also acted on large scale and complex insolvencies involving ASX listed companies, managed investment schemes, property development companies and retailers across a wide range of industries.


  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association