The Hon Michael James FEUTRILL

Judge, Federal Court of Australia: 8.03.2022
Location: Perth

Justice Feutrill was appointed to the Federal Court on 8 March 2022.

Justice Feutrill graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Law in 1996. Justice Feutrill attained a Masters of Laws from the University of Western Australia in 2007.

Justice Feutrill began his career as a barrister and solicitor in 1997 at a boutique litigation firm and later at Freehill Hollingdale & Page (now Herbert Smith Freehills). In 2002, he joined the Western Australian independent bar and thereafter, apart from a short period during which he worked in international arbitration with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Paris office, he practiced solely as a barrister in commercial litigation and arbitration. 

Justice Feutrill was appointed Senior Counsel in 2018. Justice Feutrill is an honorary fellow of the University of Western Australia Law School where he teaches International Commercial Arbitration and has also taught International Investment in Mineral Resources.

Associateship applications

Applications for the associate position of Justice Feutrill in 2024 will open in December 2022. Further information and the closing date for applications will be published on the Federal Court website at that time.

An application will be required for the position and should take the form of a one page cover letter, brief CV and university transcript.

General information about the associate positions can be found on the Judges' Associates page of the Employment section of the Federal Court website.

If you have any queries in relation to the process, please send an email to his Honour's Executive Assistant: ea.feutrillj@fedcourt.gov.au.

Updated April 2022