Michaela O’Connor


+61 2 4221 9311



Michaela is a lawyer in our commercial practice based in our Wollongong office. She has been with the firm since early 2017 after completing her cadetship program with Kells. Michaela grew up in Gilgandra and is known for being an enthusiastic and personable lawyer.

What she does

Michaela assists her clients with drafting commercial and lease documents, preparing commercial sale and leasing transactions and assists in debt recovery, NCAT proceedings and mortgage transactions.

“Having done my cadetship at Kells, the extra knowledge that I have gained allows me to quickly understand our client’s business issues and how best to address them”.


Michaela has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Distinction) at the University of Wollongong. A highlight of Michaela’s degree was studying at the University of Exeter in England for a period of six months.

Life Outside Kells

Outside of work, Michaela relaxes by spending time with her family and friends. She is passionate about sport and enjoys playing soccer. Michaela also loves to travel overseas to experience a new culture and appreciate the history.


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