Michael Mobberley


+61 2 4243 3500


What Our Clients Say

Thankful for the good advice given. We found that nothing was too much trouble for Michael to do. We found him to be both professional and helpful, a great asset to Kells.

Very happy with Michael’s services and knowledge. Easy to do business with and explains things in layman’s terms. Prompt responses to my queries and prompt service. Thank you.

I can never thank you enough for what you did for me regarding my mother’s estate. You have always been forthright and confident in your decision making. Absolutely amazing. I finally feel justice has been achieved. Thank you so much.

Every interaction with Kells’ team made me feel like I was their only client. In particular I would like to thank Michael for his thoughtful, caring and professional guidance through a family estate settlement.

Michael was very helpful with everything we needed. Would recommend him to all our friends and family. 


Michael is an associate in our estate planning, commercial and property practices and manages our Thirroul office. Michael grew up in the Illawarra region and is known for his positive, diligent and rational character.

What he does

Michael has extensive experience in estate planning and provides advice on contested estates (including family provision claims), trusts, complex deceased estate administrations and superannuation. He also advises clients on commercial contracts, commercial and retail leases and limited recourse borrowing arrangements.

“I enjoy helping individuals and families from all walks of life to map out and achieve their unique estate planning goals. Planning for what the future holds can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be. A simple chat with an estate planning lawyer can often address many concerns people have about a potential loss of capacity or passing, and there is definitely no such thing as a silly question!”

Who Michael acts for

Michael has a diverse range of clients, including small to large businesses, family and individuals.

Community Involvement

He is a volunteer vertical rescue operator and swift water rescue technician with the New South Wales State Emergency Service. As part of his involvement with the Northern Suburbs, Michael is the Public Officer of the Northern Illawarra Chamber of Commerce. Michael also provides pro bono assistance to a range of clients through his involvement with various charities including the Salvation Army and the NSW Cancer Council.


Michael has a Masters of Law specialising in Corporate, Commercial and Taxation Law from the University of New South Wales. He holds a Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Arts (Distinction) and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Wollongong.

Life Outside Kells

Life outside the office is busy for Michael with being an active member and team leader for the NSW SES. He enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends and likes to keep fit by playing soccer and kayaking in the Summer months and during the colder months, skiing at the snow.


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