After obtaining a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) from the Queensland University of Technology, Max worked as an associate to Justice Ferguson (now Chief Justice Ferguson) in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Before coming to the bar, Max practised as a solicitor in commercial litigation in Brisbane. Max was called to the Bar in 2016.
Max has broad experience in Queensland courts and tribunals, as well as the Federal Court, the High Court and various federal and interstate courts and tribunals. He has acted in large commercial disputes, appeals, and is briefed in the Stolen Wages class action for the State of Queensland (Pearson v State of Queensland).