Michael is an experienced commercial barrister with a focus on High Court Chancery and Commercial work. He has a track record of success in representing clients in complex and high-value commercial litigation and arbitration matters.
Michael acts, or has acted, in a range of high profile and legally significant commercial litigation, including on behalf of countries (or nationalised companies), global corporations, airlines, SMEs, liquidators, and private individuals.
Michael has a wide-ranging practice which principally involves difficult points of law or complex factual scenarios. Michael has over ten years of commercial litigation and international arbitration practice. He has extensive experience with commercial court and cross-border litigation, and all forms of ADR. He is particularly skilled in handling cases involving international parties, cross-border issues, and expert evidence of foreign law.
Michael is highly regarded for his meticulous attention to detail, exceptional advocacy skills, and ability to work collaboratively with clients and their wider teams.
Michael is very experienced working as a junior to QCs and senior juniors, and is extremely user-friendly even in the most complex cases.
Before coming to the bar, Michael was a Senior Associate at a silver-circle firm acting on complex, high-value litigation.