Michael Tucak is an intellectual property, corporate and commercial lawyer with over 20 consecutive years experience, both in-house roles and in private practice. From 2008 – 2018 Michael was Principal Lawyer at creative|legal, a specialist legal practice for the arts & creative industries, based in Perth and Melbourne. He holds unique knowledge of the legal and relational framework of the creative sector in Western Australia, and its links nationally & overseas.

Michael is currently offering his services as a sole practitioner, based in Perth.

Michael’s value proposition is:

  • Personalised
  • Accessible
  • Pragmatic
  • Creative

Michael’s advice enables clients to be authentic, empowered and respectful.

Michael himself also brings creativity and “soft skills” to his legal work and client relationships
– complex analysis and critical thinking skills, an ability to influence and connect, leadership skills; communication and relational ability, digital literacy, adaptability, and empathy to client needs. Above all, Michael is a creative complex-problem solver, able to utilise his intuition. He is an attentive, active listener to client requirements, and communicates his advice effectively.

Michael currently provides legal services and advice in the following areas:

  • Not for profit and charity establishment, registration and ongoing compliance
  • Public art commission contracting and management of intellectual property
  • Copyright advice, trademark registration and intellectual property contracting
  • Commercial legal documentation and advice, including service agreements
  • Company incorporation, business establishment and shareholder contracting
  • Company secretarial and board/management committee support and advice

For all legal matters, Michael can be contacted on +61 417 932 834, or email, during office hours (Western Standard Time).