Michael Tooma

Managing Partner, Clyde & Co Australia
The criminalisation of industrial safety laws: from civil liability to industrial manslaughter

Michael Tooma is the Managing Partner of Clyde & Co Australia as well as the Global Head of Clyde & Co’s Occupational Health and Safety practice. He is recognised as one of leading health and safety lawyers. While Michael resides in Australia, his work is truly global. He has acted in matters around the world and is often called upon to review the safety management systems of clients in a wide variety of industries globally.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and Masters of Laws. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Health and Safety and a recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award.

He has lectured at Sydney University, the University of NSW, Australian National University and University of Auckland.

Michael has written and lectured extensively on OHS law and is the author or co-author of over 20 books. His latest book is on Mental Health at Work and is published by CCH.

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